ZWO ADC imaging tests; Moon imaging
Posted: 14 August 2019
Open: Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 1845 MST
1856 MST: LX600 ON, StarLock OFF, High Precision OFF.
1858 MST: viewed Jupiter, 102X. One moon visible against the bright sky. 1905 MST: Jupiter, 325X. Three moons now visible.
1914 MST: sunset.
1915 MST: Jupiter, 325X. All four Galilean Moons were now visible.
1930 MST: the bright waxing gibbous Moon rising over hill to the southeast.
I started my planet imaging tests with the ZWO Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector (ADC).
2036 MST: completed my tests. I hope to post my review soon.
Slewed to the Moon and took this photo of the crater Aristarchus and the Vallis Schröten, D850 DSLR at prime focus + 4X Powermate, 1/250sec, ISO 1600:
This D850 photo, prime focus + 4X Powermate, 1/320sec, ISO 1600, shows the crater Tycho and the southern pole region:
Removed the 4X Powermate for this D850 photo of the nearly full Moon, prime focus, 1/400sec, ISO 400:
2101 MST: ended imaging. Viewed the Moon, 102X. Then viewed Saturn and Jupiter, 102X.
2104 MST: LX600 OFF.
Close: Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 2116 MST
Session Length: 2h 31m|
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