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    Default Lunar pics from last night



    I took these yesterday. Surprised the moon and jupiter were not cloud covered. Everything else was.

    I think the first pic (last taken) is probably my best lunar image yet. It's a stack of about 700 images. Normally I only do 300-400 for lunar but I think going longer has its advantages.

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    COPERNICUS
    Type: Crater
    Geological period: Copernician (From -1.1 billions years to present days)

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    WOW looks like you got some pretty impressive shots there!! Just curious, were you using a barlow and what frame rate did you use?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingWookie View Post
    WOW looks like you got some pretty impressive shots there!! Just curious, were you using a barlow and what frame rate did you use?
    Thanks. I don't think I used a barlow for any of these. I find it's much harder to get good focus with the barlow.

    They were done at 5 & 10 fps.
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    Great shots Corpusse,

    Very nicely done, thanks very much for naming the craters.


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    Well done. Those are awesome shots.

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    Have you tried shooting these images in black and white mode settings corpusse?
    I tries it once and it brought out a different look strangely enough.
    Nice images..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dublin sky watch View Post
    Have you tried shooting these images in black and white mode settings corpusse?
    I tries it once and it brought out a different look strangely enough.
    Nice images..
    They are in black and white. The second last image I played with the saturation to give it a bit of false colour look.
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    I normally convert them to b&w afterwards because I usually forget to set to B&W until after the shot.
    The last image looks so smooth and flat.
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    Nice images! I like moon pics showing the curvature, gives you that flying in for landing effect! Thanks for sharing!

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    hey corpusse nice set of images and copernicus as lots of detail, and the fact that you did t use a barlow well done.
    i guess you do the same i do i capture at 5 to 10 frames depending on seeing , i find that 5 frames gives a better capture so i run mine for 300 secs max for iris , and for jupiter max is about 2 mins frames..
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