Crescent Moon from Austin on 2017-01-31 01:02 UT. Questar 3.5" telescope (1350mm f14) and Sony a6300 camera at prime focus. A day-lapse HDR image. Crescent exposed 1/25 sec at ISO 400. Best 8 of 105 images stacked in Nebulosity. Earthshine exposed on 2017-01-30 00:55 UT for 5 sec at ISO 400, best 16 of 30 images stacked in Lynkeos. Deconvolution in Lynkeos with HDR composition in Photoshop.
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This is an excellent image. I have never seen the sun-lit side and earth-shine side displayed so accurately in one picture. This is so close to what the human eye would see from a good set of binoculars.
Rob has been getting good at these composite images. I have tried a few in the past with less than stellar results. Nice work.
Le traitement est vraiment impressionnant, c'est d'une grande douceur et la HDR se fait complètement oublier, un grand bravo pour cette prouesse technique !
This image won 2nd place Solar System image in the Astronomical League 2017 OPT Imaging Awards