A Full Moon Mosaic

 

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Exposure Data: 1/25/2005. mosaic of 4 frames, .07 sec. each, through 6 nm H alpha filter, -20C, 0.56 arc-sec./pixel.
 
Processing: Acquired in Maxim, reduced in Mira, mosaic assembly, unsharp mask and curves in Photoshop.
 
Optical System: 14.5 Ritchey-Chretien @ F/9, IMG6303E/CFW-7 CCD camera, AstroDon filters, Paramount ME, unguided.
 
Comments: Seeing was below 2 arc-sec.  Mosaic assembly was ridiculously easy using Photoshop's Photomerge tool.