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Mon May 11, 2020, 04:42 PM

'World's clearest Moon picture' has been revealed by astrophotographer

who spent two weeks capturing it.

THE 'world's clearest picture of the Moon's craters' has been revealed.

The stunning image is courtesy of a Californian astrophotographer who combined snaps of 'lunar phases' to create it.

Andrew McCarthy stacked thousands of Moon photos together to create the masterpiece.

He took two weeks worth of images of the waxing Moon because this is a time when the amount of visible illuminated surfaces increase.

This increased light and good positioning of the 'lunar terminator' the line between light and dark sides of the Moon has made the craters look more pronounced.

It's also said to make them look elongated.'>>>

https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/tech/5561123/worlds-clearest-moon-picture/

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Reply 'World's clearest Moon picture' has been revealed by astrophotographer (Original post)
elleng May 2020 OP
CaliforniaPeggy May 2020 #1
Lochloosa May 2020 #2
Ferrets are Cool May 2020 #3
Sneederbunk May 2020 #4
elleng May 2020 #5
yonder May 2020 #6
magicarpet May 2020 #7

Response to elleng (Original post)

Mon May 11, 2020, 04:49 PM

1. Wow, what a great photo!

Thanks for posting this, my dear elleng.

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Mon May 11, 2020, 05:17 PM

2. Photo here...amazing more at the website

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Mon May 11, 2020, 05:18 PM

3. That certainly IS a fantastic photo.

I, as a pro photog of over 30 years, bet someone could do the same with one photo and photoshop.

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Mon May 11, 2020, 05:45 PM

4. Looks like something in my refrigerator.

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #4)

Mon May 11, 2020, 06:42 PM

5. ;-)

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Mon May 11, 2020, 07:24 PM

6. Wonderful photo.

I'll bet Pompeo could even point out Ukraine.

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Mon May 11, 2020, 07:44 PM

7. Really,... nice photos,....big dents in the moon,... large meteors......

..... must have slammed into the moon when we weren't looking or busy doing something else.

(Or millions of years ago,... more likely..Don't knock the moon off its axis.... )

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