Fat Waxing Crescent Moon

The nearly first quarter Moon from Austin, Texas at 2019-04-12 04:20 UT. A perfect night to capture the lunar X and V features along the terminator. Questar 1350/89mm f/15 telescope with a Sony a6300 camera at prime focus.

The best 4 of 150 images exposed for 1/20 sec at ISO 100. Stacked in Lynkeos, with deconvolution in Nebulosity, and final crop and exposure in Photoshop.

Full scale crops

The following full scale crops have been rotated to show the terminator vertically. Lunar X:

Lunar V

Content created: 2019-04-12

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