Walking the Moon with my own Photos - Before Half Moon

Introduction | Photos | References

On these pages I do "moon walks" on the basis of my own photos. In other words, I try to name the objects on my lunar photos to get to know the moon better. Maybe these pages will help others to get to know the moon better as well...

On this page, the moon can be seen from shortly before Half Moon.

Back to the overview of my "moon walks".

 

Introduction

The following photos show the moon (shortly) before becoming Half Moon. They are rotated or mirrored in such a way that they correspond to the normal visual impression.

 

Photos

Set 1

I start with a moon photo that was taken on April 1, 2017 (Half Moon was two days away on April 3, 2017). It was taken with the Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PDS tube and the camera held to the eyepiece.

    

16 mm eyepiece

   

Photo data: April 1, 2017, Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PDS-Teleskop, Ricoh GR held to the 16 mm UWAeye piece

Set 2

The following moon photos were taken on April 2, 2017 (Half Moon was on April 3, 2017). They were taken with the Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PDS tube and the camera held to the eyepiece. I used a 16 mm and a 7 mm UWA eyepiece. With the 7 mm eyepiece, I was able to see the whole moon, but unfortunately I was not able to photograph it completely.

 

16 mm eyepiece

   
    

7 mm eyepiece

   

Photo data: April 2, 2017, Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PDS-Teleskop, Ricoh GR held to the 7 mm or 16 mm UWA eyepiece

Set 3

The following moon photo was taken on April 2, 2017 (Half Moon was on April 3, 2017) and was taken with the Sky-Watcher Skymax-102 OTA and the camera held to the eyepiece.

    

Photo data: April 2, 2017, Sky-Watcher Skymax-102 telescope, Ricoh GR held to the 16 mm UWA eyepiece

 

Set 4

Now, I present a photos of the moon that was taken with the Sky-Watcher Skymax-102 OTA and the Atik Infinity camera on February 21, 2018 (two days later, on February 23, 2018 was Half Moon).

    

Mit 16 mm-Okular

   

Photo data : February 21, 2018, Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PDS telescope, Atik Inifinity camera

Set 5

Finally, I present two photos that were taken with the 5" Sky-Watcher Heritage P130 telescope and the camera held to the eyepiece (April 20, 2010; 6th day after New Moon, which was on April 14, 2010; one day later was Half Moon):

    
     
 

Photo data: April 20, 2010, Sky-Watcher Heritage P130 telescope, Ricoh GXR with A12 module held to eyepiece

 

References

 

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