First Picture of the Moon

. picture of the Moon

On the 26th August 2009 I took my first picture of our Moon using a digital camera pointing down the eye piece of the telescope. The moon was high in the sky in perfect conditions and 39.7% of it’s surface was lit by the Sun. This made for a perfect shot of the moon’s craters. For this shot I used a 24mm zoom lense without any filters.

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Picture of Moon 26/08/2009 (Click for Larger Picture)

~ by sydneystargazers on October 7, 2009.

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