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    That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Oh yeah, the Moon ...


    FullMoon_3765 by David W. Harris, on Flickr

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Apart from the soddin cloud nothing here

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Nothing here either

    Brilliant photo though!
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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Cloud here too.


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    I have to confess, its an old pic, IIRC it was 15 frames in a mosaic. Skywatcher 8 inch reflector, a couple of Barlows and the old Nikon D70.

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    We didn't have any cloud, it was very bright but wasn't any bigger than usual.

    Fantastic photo!

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Quote Originally Posted by g8ina View Post
    I have to confess, its an old pic, IIRC it was 15 frames in a mosaic. Skywatcher 8 inch reflector, a couple of Barlows and the old Nikon D70.
    TBH, the "2011" stamp in the corner kind of gave that away! Still doesn't take away the fact that it is indeed a stunning photo.

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Either way, stunning detail.

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    I agree with the above comments. Regardless of when, or indeed how, it was done that is one VERY impressive moon picture.

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Quote Originally Posted by g8ina View Post
    I have to confess, its an old pic, IIRC it was 15 frames in a mosaic. Skywatcher 8 inch reflector, a couple of Barlows and the old Nikon D70.
    That's a nice shot

    Were the mosaic frames stacked or just single subs? I've dabbled a little in astrophotography but I usually end up cursing the moon for being too bright rather than imaging it!

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    impressive telescope! is that a stitching error?

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Single shots stitched by hand in Photoshop, and yes, there may well be a small error No-one is perfect

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    Quote Originally Posted by g8ina View Post
    there may well be a small error No-one is perfect
    demotion!

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    Re: That thing in the sky, what's it called again ?? ........

    *MAY* be ... not necessarily *is* ...

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