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Colorful Moon

Posted: 9 April 2022

Open: Friday, 8 April 2022, 1811 MST
Temperature: 92°F
Session: 1749
Conditions: Clear

12" f/8 LX600 w/StarLock
2" 24mm UWA eyepiece
2" 2X Powermate


1831 MST: LX600 ON, StarLock OFF, High Precision OFF.

1841 MST: Dome OFF.

Viewed the Moon, 102X and 203X.

1844-1900 MST: Relaxed on the observatory patio bench.

1850 MST: Sunset.

Mounted the D850 DSLR at prime focus of the 12" telescope. This image of the Moon (1/500sec, ISO 800) has been highly saturated during post-processing to bring out colors on the Moon.


Added the 2" 2X Powermate for these high saturated images of the Moon (1/250sec, ISO 1600).


Then did some more lunar observing, 203X and 102X.

1928 MST: LX600 OFF.

1934 MST: Dome ON.

Close: Friday, 8 April 2022, 1942 MST
Temperature: 73°F
Session Length: 1h 30m
Conditions: Clear, breezy

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