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Full Moon using Nikon D850 DSLR & Tamron 600mm lens

Posted: 20 February 2019

Cloudy nights continued until Tuesday night, 19 February 2019. We had snow on Monday, 18 February 2019, and early Tuesday morning, with a total accumulation of 1 inch. I took this photo of the observatory before the Sun rose over the hill to the east:


The sky looks clear in the photo above because it was clear until mid-morning, when overcast skies returned. As sunset approached the sky began clearing.

I didn't open the observatory Tuesday night, but I did take this handheld photograph of the almost Full Moon in the eastern sky using the D850 DSLR and 150-600mm lens (f/6.3, 1/640sec, ISO 100, FL 600mm, cropped):

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For this version of the same photo the saturation was increased (a lot) to show the colors on the Moon (yes, there is color on the Moon):


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