The Moon (8.7%)
Photographed by Scott Davis on May 12, 2013
From Clovis, California
The slender waxing crescent of the moon, only three days old, shows remarkable features on the highly cratered surface. Estimated illumination is 8.7%.
Imaging Camera:
Canon EOS 60D
Imaging Scope/Lens:
Orion Astrograph 8" f/3.9 Newtonian
Celestron CGEM (Hypertuned)
Guide Scope/Camera:
Exposure Details:
Image was captured in planetary mode. Five separate AVI files were created and combined in a mosaic to form this final image.

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