Waxing Crescent Moon setting in a Red Oak

The skies were mostly clear after sunset and the Moon with earthshine was looking good. I caught it through the big red oak in our back yard. A HDR composite taken 2019-01-10 01:13 UT with a Questar 1350/89 mm telescope and Sony a6300 at prime focus.

A thee exposure HDR composite:

  • Crescent Moon - best 8 of 110 images exposed for 1/10 sec at ISO 100 stacked in AutoStakkert! and deconvolved in Lynkeos.
  • Earthshine - 10 images exposed for 10 sec at ISO 400 stacked in Nebulosity, deconvolved in Lynkeos.
  • Sky and Tree - single image exposed for 30 sec at ISO 6400.

Images HDR stacked and edited in Photoshop.

Content created: 2019-01-10




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