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Waxing Gibbous Moon

Posted in Astrophotography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on 2009/04/08 by computerphysicslab

Yesterday’s Moon in phase waxing gibbous as seen through the Vixen 12×80 binocular, here it is. Registax 5 stacked 55 individual frames of 8 Mpx each. Nebulosity 2 was used to compensate the sideral movement and perform the de-rotation. Sharpening with Paint Shop Pro.

Waxing Gibbous Moon

This is Venus, the 15th March 2009

Posted in Astrophotography with tags , , , on 2009/03/15 by computerphysicslab

Venus is now very close to the Sun, respect to our Earth position. That means it is getting bigger but harder to observe.