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Moon with Altair 183M

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:16 pm
by turfpit
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Full image here https://www.astrobin.com/369497/?nc=user

Dave

Re: Moon with Altair 183M

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:18 pm
by turfpit
Capture details:

Captured at 20:35 on 2018-09-17 while waiting for alignment stars to appear. Imaged through thin cloud.
Altair 66ED refractor, Altair Hypercam 183M, Celestron AVX mount.
RAW8, 1600x1200, 1000 frames at 35fps.

Autostakkert!3: 475 Alignment Points, best 10% stacked.

Registax6: Wavelets > Linear > Default
Layer1=10%, Layer2=50%, Layer3=25%
Contrast=90, Brightness=10

See attached document for processing screens.

Dave

Re: Moon with Altair 183M

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:10 pm
by oopfan
That's a sweet camera, Dave!

Great focus, not over-processed, the way I like it. Too many moon shots are over-sharpened to the point that the crater rims "ring" - that doesn't appeal to me.

Brian