Venus & the Earthshine Moon

The view from Austin, Texas, at 2020-04-27 01:21 UT. A westward bound jet passed through the scene while I was making this HDR composite. WO RedCat 250/52mm telescope with Sony a7iii at prime focus. The HDR image was created with four separate exposures for the sky, Earthshine, crescent Moon, and Venus.

Sky with plane and tree exposure 1/5 sec at ISO 100. Moon, 1/80 sec at ISO 100. Earthshine, 1 sec at ISO 300. Venus, 1/200 sec at ISO 100. HDR composite in Photoshop.

Here is my plan for this shot:

This is the telescope, camera, and mount used:

Content created: 2020-04-27

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