Waxing Crescent Moon

The 2 day old waxing crescent moon was spectacular this evening in Austin, just a five degrees to the left of Venus. Taken 2018-04-18 1:42 UT.

This HDR composite was made with 4 images exposed for 1/100 sec at ISO 6400 and 4 exposed for 1/2 second. The earthshine images were stacked in Lynkeos and the crescents in Autostakkert 3. Questar 1350/89mm telescope with a Sony a6300 camera at prime focus. Final composite and crop in Photoshop.

Content created: 2018-04-17




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