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Tom Wildoner
Weatherly, PA USA
08:00 pm

Equipment Details:

Tech Specs: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mm ED, ZWO ASI290MC, Televue Powermate 2.5x, SharpCap Pro v3.1. Image date: January 14, 2019. Location: The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, PA, USA.

Post-processing Details:

SharpCap Pro v3.1, mosaic of three images, each image composed of the best 25% of 5,000 images captures.

Image Details:

The Apenninus Mountains are one of my favorite locations to image on the moon. They offer such a dramatic contrast between the flat "seas" and local craters. When viewed around the first quarter phase, the shadows really add to the effect!