Lunar Observations

lunar_x_010617_s.jpg (50433 bytes)

Lunar 'X' and Lunar 'V'

QSI 683 WSG-8 on Esprit 150 ED mounted in a Mesu 200 mount. 1 frame.

Good transparency, good seeing.

01/06/17 Click here for a larger version

Lunar_Eclipse_280915_s.jpg (37778 bytes)

Lunar Eclipse 28/09/15

Canon EOS 450d on 100mm WO FLT 98 Refractor mounted on Mesu 200. 100 ISO, auto WB.

Good transparency, average seeing

28/09/15 Click here for a large version

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Venus, Jupiter and Moon conjunction 20/06/15

Canon EOS 450d with 28mm Lens mounted on Fornax 10 LighTrack/Manfrotto132 tripod, ISO 200, auto WB. 1 frame.

Fair transparency, average seeing. cloud

20/06/15 Click here for a larger version

lunar_stitch_eos_movie_test_s.jpg (75227 bytes)

 

Lunar image mosaic (2 panes) - experiment with EOS Movie Record

Canon EOS 450d with 98mm WO Refractor ISO 100, auto WB. 7 frames/sec.

Average transparency, average seeing

12/02/12 Click here for a larger version

moon_venus_160410_2.jpg (24060 bytes)

 

Venus and Moon conjunction 16/04/10

Canon EOS 300d with Zoom Lens mounted on Velbon tripod, ISO 100, auto WB. 1 frame.

Poor transparency, average seeing

16/04/10 Click here for a larger version

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Jupiter and Moon conjunction 29/09/09

Canon EOS 300d with 200mm Telephoto Lens mounted on Velbon tripod, ISO 100, auto WB. 1 frame, 1/400 sec. F2.8

Poor transparency, average seeing

29/09/09 Click here for a larger version

moon_220308_s.jpg (23148 bytes)

Colour Saturated Moon

Canon EOS 300d on 80mm Skywatcher APO Refractor mounted on EQ6. 100 ASA, auto WB. 20 frames 1/1000 secs. each for RGB 1 frame 1/1000 sec. for Luminance..

Poor transparency, average seeing

22/03/08 Click here for a larger version

moon_060707_s.jpg (26364 bytes)

SXVF-H9C on 10" Skywatcher Reflector mounted on EQ6 SkyScan. single frame 1/10 sec,  process for wavelets in Registax..

Average transparency, average seeing

06/07/07 Click here for a larger version

moon_190407_s.jpg (12153 bytes)

2 Day old Moon

Canon EOS 300d with 200mm Telephoto Lens and 1.4X Extender mounted on EQ3-2 800 ASA, auto WB. 2 frame, 1/200 sec. F4

Misty transparency, average seeing

19/04/07 Click here for a larger version

moon_250307_s.jpg (23696 bytes)

SXVF-H9C on 80mm Skywatcher ED Refractor mounted on EQ6 SkyScan. single frame 1/10 sec,  process for wavelets in Registax..

Average transparency, average seeing

25/03/07 Click here for a larger version

moon_venus_210307_l.jpg (14777 bytes)

 

Lunar/Venus Conjunction

Canon EOS 300d with 200mm Telephoto Lens mounted on tripod 100 ASA, auto WB. 1 frame, 1 sec. F2.8

Average transparency, average seeing lots of cloud!

21/03/07

eclipse_mosaic.jpg (21966 bytes)

Lunar Eclipse 03/03/07

Canon EOS 300d on 80mm Skywatcher APO Refractor mounted on EQ6. 100 ASA, auto WB. Centre image 20 frames 6 secs. each stacked in Registax.

Average transparency, average seeing

03/03/07 Click here for a large version

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Lunar Eclipse 03/03/07

Canon EOS 300d on 80mm Skywatcher APO Refractor mounted on EQ6. 100 ASA, auto WB. 20 frames 6 secs. each stacked in Registax.

Average transparency, average seeing

03/03/07 Click here for a larger version
              

moon011106_s.jpg (22581 bytes)

 

Canon EOS 300d on 10" Skywatcher Reflector mounted on EQ6 SkyScan. 34 frames 1/1000 sec, 100 ASA, auto WB, stacked in Registax. I deliberately used a low ISO speed to maximise saturation in this image.

Fairly good transparency, average seeing

01/11/06 Click here for a larger version

lunar_031006_s.jpg (24903 bytes)

SXVF-H9C on 10" Skywatcher Reflector mounted on EQ6 SkyScan. 10 frames 1/1000 sec,  stacked in MaximDL.

Poor transparency, average seeing

04/10/06 Click here for a larger version

lunar_050406_2_s.jpg (15237 bytes)

Canon EOS 300d on 10" Skywatcher Reflector mounted on EQ6 SkyScan. 3 frames 1/800 sec, 200 ASA, auto WB, stacked in Registax

Poor transparency, average seeing

05/04/06 Click here for a larger version

lunar_010306_s.jpg (11540 bytes)

Lunar image showing Earthshine

Canon EOS 300d on 80mm Skywatcher APO Refractor mounted on EQ3. 800 ASA, auto WB

1 frame 2.5 secs.

Poor transparency, average seeing

01/03/06 Click here for a larger version

moon_040106_s.jpg (10352 bytes)

Canon EOS 300d with 2 x Barlow on 80mm Skywatcher APO Refractor mounted on EQ3. 800 ASA, auto WB

10 frames 1/50 sec. each, 3 frames 1/100 sec. each stacked in Registax

Poor transparency, average seeing

04/01/06 Click here for a larger version

moon_171205_s.jpg (12597 bytes)

Canon EOS 300d on 80mm Skywatcher APO Refractor mounted on EQ6. 10 frames 1/1000 sec plus 5 frames 1/250 sec, 100 ASA, auto WB, stacked in Registax

Average transparency, average seeing

17/12/05 Click here for a larger version

lunar_140405_1.jpg (10817 bytes)

Canon EOS 300d with 2 x Barlow on 80mm Skywatcher Refractor mounted on EQ3. 400 ASA, auto WB

4 frames 1/30 sec. each stacked in Registax

Very poor transparency, average seeing

14/04/05 Click here for a larger version

moon4.jpg (21899 bytes)

Philips Toucam II Pro, at prime focus on 80mm Skywatcher Refractor mounted on EQ3. 

51 frames stacked in Registax

Average transparency, average seeing

21/02/05

Lunar_200205.jpg (7987 bytes)

Canon EOS 300d at prime focus on 80mm Skywatcher Refractor stopped down to 40mm mounted on EQ3. 800 ASA, auto WB

1/500 sec. exposure

Good seeing

20/02/05 Click here for a larger version

lunar130105_1.jpg (6644 bytes)

Canon EOS 300d at prime focus on 80mm Skywatcher Refractor mounted on EQ3.  200 ASA, auto WB

1/60, 1/90 and 1/120 sec. frames stacked in Registax

Low in sky, average seeing

13/01/05 Click here for a larger version

moon3.jpg (11221 bytes)

Philips Toucam II Pro, Meade DS2114 ATS, prime focus.

Single frame

Low in sky, poor seeing

03/09/04

moon2.jpg (10231 bytes)

Philips Toucam II Pro, Meade DS2114 ATS, prime focus.

Single frame

Low in sky, poor seeing

03/09/04

moon1c.jpg (12576 bytes)

My first ever astro-photograph!

Philips Toucam II Pro, Meade DS2114 ATS, prime focus.

60 frames stacked with Registax

Low in sky, poor seeing

03/09/04