High resolution Moon images
click on image to see if larger size is available !

 

A nice First Quarter Moon ... 20170601

 

Very high Moon (65° elevation) but still daylight then imaged @ 720 nm with Meade 10" Classic and ASI174MM at main focus.
16b Mono, Average FPS 16, Shutter 6 ms, Gain 214 (53%), Gamma 90,
60s captures, ~1000 1936x1216 frames with FireCapture.
Registration AS!3, 15% kept. AstroImage LRD 0.45 i 16. Crop Irfanview.
Mosaic of 11 FOV with Microsoft ICE.

Click image for 100 % size !

 

A second night of great seeing ... 20140313-14

LX200GPS 8" + DMK31AS
Full size available better seen with 2 monitors or an ultraHD monitor !

LX200GPS 8" + DMK31.AS, 14 fields, 5400 frames out of 7200 (per field) registered with Autostakkert2!, wavelets RegiStax6, Mosaic µsoftICE

   

LX200GPS 8" + DMK31.AS, registered with Registax6 + drizzle (left), wavelets RegiStax6, StarMax square function (left)

Plato, Tenerife Mountains & part of sinus Iridium ... LX200GPS 8" + DMK31.AS, 2400 frames out of 7200 registered + wavelets RegiStax6

 

A night of great seeing ... 20140312-13

LX200GPS 8" + DMK31AS

 

Around Copernicus ... LX200GPS 8" + DMK31.AS, 14 fields, 2700 frames out of 3600 (per field) registered with Autostakkert2!, wavelets RegiStax6, Mosaic µsoftICE

 

Around Tycho ... LX200GPS 8" + DMK31.AS, 14 fields, 2700 frames out of 3600 (per field) registered with Autostakkert2!, wavelets RegiStax6, Mosaic µsoftICE

 

Gassendi ... LX200GPS 8" + DMK31.AS, 14 fields, 2700 frames out of 3600 (per field) registered with Autostakkert2!, wavelets RegiStax6, Mosaic µsoftICE

 

Plato and Sinus Iridium ... LX200GPS 8" + DMK31.AS, 14 fields, 2700 frames out of 3600 (per field) registered with Autostakkert2!, wavelets RegiStax6, Mosaic µsoftICE

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Older images (2010) ... Would you believe ... through clouds ?
See the appearance of the AVi captured with a good thickening layer of high clouds !

LX200 12" Registax5 Beta V5.1.5.7 (Pregrad)


Registax5, 700 best frames of ~1200 with drizzle 30% / 2X
Copernic, FD 10, f: 3000mmm 24/03/2010 19:30 UT
DMK21 7.5 fps, 1/8s exposures

The famous Alpine valley :

Can be seen even if image is slightly noisy after strong wavelet processing lots of small craters
and parts of the central rile.

Reference partial image of Lunar Orbiter (1Mo Tiff)

Details

TSC  : Meade LX200 254 well collimated.
Barlow  : 3x Televue.
Vesta Pro with B&W CCD

more soon ...