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Last night I went into a neighboring park to make images of the Lunar Eclipse. Luckily weather cooperated very well, so that I could shoot images with my C11 and Nikon D800. This is an overview of the eclipse as it passed by: And this was my favorite image of the series: Nikon D800 – …

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High resolution (300m/pixel) mosaic of Copernicus crater and surroundings. About 40 images were used for this mosaic. This time I insulated my C11 with thermal foil that ensures that no internal currents are present. The result was much better than I ever had before. Telescope: Celestron C11 @ f25 (powermate 2.5x) Camera: DMK21-618 Mount: Skywatcher …

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Here is some lunar imagery I took on the early morning of June 1st 2013 using a C11 at f/10. Seeing was very stable showing some really small details. Lunar domes near Copernicus Kepler crater Clavius and its surroundings   Sinis Iridum with its many small craterlets

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Yesterday we had quite a good seeing in this region. The stars showed nice diffraction rings so I decided to make some moon imagery using my C11. Quite some detail can be seen on this 31 image mosaic. For example the rille in the Vallis Alpes can be seen. All images taken with the C11 …

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