iPhone Moon Flyover Video
Posted: 10 February 2022
Wednesday, 9 February 2022, was clear until mid-day when smoke from a prescribed burn in the mountains appeared, making for a hazy sky.
Open: Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 1752 MST
Conditions: Clear, hazy (smoke)
12" f/8 LX600 w/StarLock
2" 24mm UWA eyepiece
2" 30mm eyepiece
2" 5.5mm 100° eyepiece
iPhone 13 Pro Max
1800 MST: LX600 ON, StarLock OFF, High Precision OFF.
Viewed the Moon, 102X
1807 MST: Dome OFF (onto PZT).
Viewed the Moon, 81X.
Mounted the iPhone 13 Pro Max on the 2" 30mm eyepiece. Took this afocal 81X image (mirror-reversed as seen in the eyepiece) using the Camera app (1X lens).
Mounted the iPhone on the 2" 5.5mm eyepiece for these afocal 443X photos showing some highlights of what appear in the flyover video.
Crater Plato at terminator
Crater Clavius at terminator
Flyover video, afocal 443X, taken with the iPhone 13 Pro Max using the Camera app (1X lens).
Then did some lunar observing, 443X. Nice sights when the seeing allowed.
Viewed the Trapezium star cluster in M42 (Orion Nebula), 443X. Some M42 nebulosity was faintly seen against the twilight sky.
Viewed M42 (Orion Nebula), 102X. More nebulosity was visible in the bright twilight and moonlit sky.
1843 MST: LX600 OFF.
1847 MST: Dome ON.
Close: Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 1853 MST
Session Length: 1h 01m|
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