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    Default Waxing crescent moon 19 February



    The crescent moon caught my eye last night so I decided to grab an image (200 frames stacked in AS!2 and tweaked with RS6 and CS2) - good thing as it was the only imaging chance last night before the clouds and rain. No close-ups as I was using my ST80A, no barlow.

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    Default Re: Waxing crescent moon 19 February

    Great picture. What camera did you use, a DSLR?
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    Default Re: Waxing crescent moon 19 February

    Nicely done, David. Thanks for sharing.

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    Default Re: Waxing crescent moon 19 February

    Quote Originally Posted by Slabs1960 View Post
    Great picture. What camera did you use, a DSLR?
    I used an ASI120MC-S astrowebcam. I have a DSLR but have not yet used it for imaging because of learning curve - I will wait for warmer weather!
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