First Quarter Moon

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Quick shot of the moon at sunset with a hydrogen alpha filter.  The image was taken at 6:41pm, 5 minutes after sundown at 6:36pm.  It appears like it was taken in the middle of night due to the Ha filter, however the sky was still fairly bright at the time.

Jupiter

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A quick shot of Jupiter, taken with a 11″ Edge SCT and Powermate 4x and TIS DBK 21AU618.AS color camera and stacked with Registax.  While the conditions were briefly pristine for this unusually clear shot from my home, I had the debayering misconfigured — so, no color data was recorded.  This is often desirable when using a monochrome camera because … Read More