Lunar imaging with filters

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Re: Lunar imaging with filters

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That camera is a similar spec/price to the QHY5LII-M I use.
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I captured this last night using a Green Wratten #58 filter. I couldn't do a comparison as the above craters were not available. Still it demonstrates that use of a green filter is beneficial.

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Wow, really interesting. Thankyou for taking the time to share this.
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Thanks for the feedback.

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Oh, I didn't think about using a green filter for pictures of the Moon, I'll give it a try as your example does look gorgeous.
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This is high res https://www.astrobin.com/jbmxjr/C/.

The best results I have had were with an IR685 filter https://www.astrobin.com/uj3ns8/B/

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