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Full Moon, 24-09-2018

My best Moon photograph of 2018 and the very first of my Japanese Tahakashi refractor FS-60CB.

Tech Card

Date / Location

24th September 2018 (21:17 - 21:35), Bedowrth, GMT+0, United Kingdom, TEMP: 9C, Bortle Class 5 ~SGM: 19.57 mag./arc sec2

Equipment

Camera: Nikon D810A

Imaging Telescope: Takahashi FS-60CB

Correcting Lens: Takahashi 1.7x Extender CQ (composite focal length at 600mm and focal ratio at f/10)

Mounts: Gitzo GT5542LS, Gitzo 2 way head, series 1

Image Quality

14 bit RAW (NEF)

Exposure time per image / number of composities and sensitivity

ISO 100, 206 x 1/500s subs

Calibration Frames

31 Darks, 30 Bias, 31 Flats

Software

PixInsight 1.8 Core

Photoshop