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Moon in enhanced colour


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About this observation
Peter Tickner
Time of observation
29/09/2020 - 22:30
Observing location
Urban Berkshire
ZWO ASI071 MC Pro CMOS camera
Luminance/IR cut filter
14inch/356mm f/10 LX200 SCT
EQ8 Mount

I was waiting for Mars to rise high enough in a brief gap in the clouds and noticed that the Moon seemed quite steady so I turned my deep sky colour camera on it to create a ten-panel mosaic, each panel being the best 40% of 600 video frames.  I then deliberately oversaturated the colour to bring out the subtle differet colours on the Moon that the human eye loses in its bright glow.


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