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The Moon with a Smartphone


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About this observation
Steve Brown
Time of observation
27/11/2017 - 21:00
Observing location
Stokesley, North Yorkshire
Celestron NexStar 6SE
Moto G4 smartphone
f/2, 1/100s exp, ISO-80
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This is a shot of the 62 per cent lit Moon. It was taken with a Moto G4 smartphone (handheld) through a Celestron NexStar 6SE (a 6" SCT) using a 25mm Plossl eyepiece. This gave a power of x60 with a 0.9° field of view. It was taken from Stokesley in North Yorkshire. I've cropped the original image and applied a slight edit using the phone's own camera app. This was to enhance the contrast slightly.

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