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95% Mineral Moon, 10 2018

A photograph taken with a Nikon D810A and processed in a specific way to highlight the various minerals of the moon.

Processing Details

Tech Card

Date / Location

October 2018, GMT+0, Bedworth, United Kingdom, TEMP: 7C, Bortle Class 5 ~SGM: 19.57 mag./arc sec2


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 200 58 x 1/200s subs

Calibration Frames

16 Darks, 16 Bias, 16 Flats


PixInsight 1.8 Core