Celebrated the start of Global Astronomy Month with a sidewalk star party on the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge in downtown Austin, Texas. A beautiful clear mild evening with fine views of the Moon with earthshine, Mars, the Orion Nebula, and Jupiter. A drum circle serenaded us as visitors and friends enjoyed the views. I was able to photograph the crescent Moon during lulls and show visitors close up camera views.
Crescent Moon shot from the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge in Austin, Texas on 2017-04-01 01:44 UT. Exposed 1/40 sec at ISO 200. Best 8 images of 120 stacked and deconvolved in Lynkeos. Earthshine shot 2017-03-31 01:50 UT. Exposed 2 sec at ISO 800. Best 20 of 40 images stacked in Lynkeos. HDR day-lapse composite in Photoshop.
Content created: 2017-04-01
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