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Steve Price
Draper, UT USA
10:30 pm

Equipment Details:

Meade Telescope + Google Pixel phone

Post-processing Details:

Color, contrast enhancement

Image Details:

We're having a bit of cold weather as we head into winter and although I knew better about taking pictures before cooling the telescope elements down to ambient outside temps for the obligatory hour....I was cold and starting snapping pics right away.

In the eyepiece I could see some turbulence but the moon was high enough to avert most of that caused by our atmosphere. Only one of a dozen pics weren't completely blurry from the warm air "tornado" going on inside the tube. Oh well. I wasn't cold very long.....ha ha!