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The Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter, Venus and Other Lunar Sample Images

14 Jan 2013, 23:00 UTC
The Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter, Venus and Other Lunar Sample Images
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I have owned my The Imaging Source camera since July 2012, but only really started using it this past September. So far I love the camera, and am blown away at the fine detail and colours that the camera is able to produce. The images are all taken using a DBK 51AU02.AS camera. Captured frames were all processed using Registax 6 and Micrografx Picture Publisher 10. Specific details for each image are:



Moon/Jupiter Conjunction: Captured through a Maxvision ED80 APO refractor mounted on a iOptron Cube Pro. My final processed picture was assembled from 3 separate sub-image captures: the Moon at 2ms exposure, Jupiter at 13ms exposure, and Jupiter's moons at 500ms exposure. Each sub image was processed from a stack of about 50 frames and then composited into a single image. I used a screen capture from Stellarium for the time of my observation as a guide to make sure I had the sub-images positioned correctly. A total of 1725 individual frames processed with Registax 6.1, Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 4.1.



Lunar Astrophotography: All captured through a Meade 8" LX10 @ f/10 mounted on Orion ...

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