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Astrophotography

Updated: 7 September 2017

Selected moon astrophotography. Images taken through 2015 were done with an 8" LX200-ACF. Images beginning in 2016 were taken with a 12" LX600. Click a thumbnail to see a larger version.

Moon in 3D Eclipses Earthshine
Full Disk Colors on the Moon High Magnification
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Nearly Full Moon
13 July 2011
(Use "fusion" technique to merge)
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Crater Copernicus
30 April 2012
(Use "fusion" technique to merge)
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Near 1st Qtr Moon
17 January 2013
(Use "fusion" technique to merge)



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Waning Gibbous Moon
25 June 2013
(Use "fusion" technique to merge)
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First Quarter Moon
11 July 2016
(Use "fusion" technique to merge)
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Partial Lunar Eclipse
26 June 2010
ETX-90RA
D70 DSLR
2.5 seconds, ISO 200
Prime Focus
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Total Lunar Eclipse
21 December 2010
D7000 DSLR
2 seconds, ISO 640
300mm lens
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Lunar Eclipse
10 December 2011
iPhone 4
Edmund Scientific 3" Newtonian telescope afocal 40X



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Total Lunar Eclipse
14-15 April 2014
D7000 DSLR
Various
300mm
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Total Lunar Eclipse
4 April 2015
D7200 DSLR
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Perigee Total Lunar Eclipse
27 September 2015
D7200 DSLR
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Lunation 2.21 Days
17 March 2010
D70 DSLR
2 seconds, ISO 800
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Lunation 2.32 Days
26 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
1/2 second, ISO 800
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Lunation 2.76 Days
12 February 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 500
Prime Focus



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Lunation 3.77 Days
13 February 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 500
Prime Focus
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Lunation 4.77 Days
14 February 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 500
Prime Focus
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Lunation 5.78 Days
15 February 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 500
Prime Focus



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Lunation 7.78 Days
17 February 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 500
Prime Focus
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Lunation 9.78 Days
19 February 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 400
Prime Focus
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Lunation 12.79 Days
22 February 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 400
Prime Focus



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Earthshine during Total Solar Eclipse
21 August 2017
D7200 DSLR
f/6.3, ISO 400, FL 600mm
 
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18 Hour Old Crescent Moon
10 February 2013
iPhone 4
Afocal 77X
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Crescent Moon
22 April 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/200sec, ISO 500
Prime Focus
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Crescent Moon
28 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
1/320sec, ISO 640
Prime Focus



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Crescent Moon
29 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
1/320sec, ISO 800
Prime Focus
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Crescent Moon
30 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
1/320sec, ISO 500
Prime Focus
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First Quarter Moon
31 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
1/320sec, ISO 800
Prime Focus



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Waxing Moon
2 January 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/500sec, ISO 500
Prime Focus
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Waxing Gibbous Moon
3 January 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/400sec, ISO 400
Prime Focus
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Waxing Gibbous Moon
4 January 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/800sec, ISO 400
Prime Focus



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Waxing Gibbous Moon
5 January 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/1000sec, ISO 320
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Waxing Gibbous Moon
6 January 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/1250sec, ISO 250
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Nearly Full Moon
7 January 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/400sec, ISO 100
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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Full Moon
8 January 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/1000sec, ISO 100
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Really Full Moon
14 July 2011
D7000 DSLR
1/1000sec, ISO 100
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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1st Quarter Moon
13 March 2011
iPhone 4
Afocal 77X



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Waxing Gibbous Moon
15 May 2011
iPhone 4
Afocal 48X, Moon Filter
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Moon, Telescope, D7000, Moon
13 May 2011
iPhone 4
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Moon Projected on Dome
15 May 2011
D7000 DSLR
10 seconds, ISO 1000
18mm lens



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Perigee Full Moon
23 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
1/400sec, ISO 100
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Very Young Moon 13h49m
1 January 2014
D7000 DSLR
1/80sec, ISO 1600
300mm
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Full Moon
14 February 2014
D7000 DSLR
1/1000sec, ISO 100
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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Crescent Moon
29 September 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 77X
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Full Moon
2 June 2015
D7200 DSLR
Prime Focus
1/500sec, ISO 100
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Gibbous Moon
18 March 2016
D7200 DSLR
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
1/400sec, ISO 100



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Super Moon
13 November 2016
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 81X
 
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Full Moon
29 October 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/500sec, ISO 100
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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First Quarter Moon
25 May 2015
D7200 DSLR
1/250sec, ISO 400
Prime Focus
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First Quarter Moon
13 April 2016
D7200 DSLR
Prime Focus
1/400sec, ISO 640
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Full Moon
16 September 2016
D7200 DSLR
f/6.3, 1/400sec, ISO 100
FL 600mm
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Crescent Moon
4 October 2016
D7200 DSLR
1/320sec, ISO 400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Moon
9 October 2016
D7200 DSLR
1/500sec, ISO 400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Moon
10 October 2016
D7200 DSLR
1/500sec, ISO 200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Moon
11 October 2016
D7200 DSLR
1/400sec, ISO 200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Moon
13 October 2016
D7200 DSLR
1/640sec, ISO 200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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Moon
14 October 2016
D7200 DSLR
f/6.3, 1/400sec, ISO 100
FL 600mm
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Full Moon
15 October 2016
D7200 DSLR
f/8, 1/800sec, ISO 200
FL 600mm
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Mare Nectaris
23 September 2009
D70 DSLR
1.6 seconds, ISO 640
Prime Focus + 2X Barlow Lens
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Montes Apenninus
16 March 2016
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 305X
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Crater Langrenus
13 August 2010
D70 DSLR
1.7 seconds, ISO 1000
Prime Focus + 2X BL + 3X TX



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Crater Endymion
14 August 2010
D70 DSLR
2.2 seconds, ISO 1000
Prime Focus + 2X BL + 3X TX
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Crater Piccolomini
14 August 2010
D70 DSLR
2.8 seconds, ISO 1000
Prime Focus + 2X BL + 3X TX
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Crater Tycho
28 August 2010
D70 DSLR
2.8 seconds, ISO 200
Prime Focus + 3X TX



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Sinus Iridum
3 September 2010
D70 DSLR
2.3 seconds, ISO 800
Prime Focus + 2X BL + 3X TX
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Crater Walther
13 August 2013
iPhone 4
Afocal 231X
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Crater Bürg
11 November 2010
D7000 DSLR
3.4 seconds, ISO 800
Prime Focus + 2X BL + 3X TX



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Straight Wall
16 March 2016
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 305X
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Crater Walls on Limb
6 May 2011
iPhone 4
Afocal 666X
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Along the Terminator
1 November 2011
iPhone 4
Afocal 231X



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Montes Caucasus shadows
2 November 2011
iPhone 4
Afocal 231X
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Lunar X
17 April 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 800
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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Crater Petavius
28 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 400
Eyepiece Projection 222X



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Crater Petavius
24 May 2012
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 200
Prime Focus + 2X Barlow Lens
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Crater Posidonius
30 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 800
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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Crater Maurolycus
31 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 1000
Eyepiece Projection 222X



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Crater Plato
7 May 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 666X
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Crater Gassendi
22 January 2013
iPhone 4
Afocal 222X
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Lunar South Pole Region
7 January 2012
D7000 DSLR
1/250sec, ISO 800
Eyepiece Projection 222X



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Crater Alphonsus
1 March 2012
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 500
Prime Focus + 3X TeleXtender
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Montes Caucasus
25 July 2012
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 500
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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North Terminator
26 July 2012
iPhone 4
Afocal 222X



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Central Terminator
26 July 2012
iPhone 4
Afocal 222X
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Central Terminator
26 July 2012
iPhone 4
Afocal 222X
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South Terminator
26 July 2012
iPhone 4
Afocal 222X



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Apollo 11 Landing Site
20 October 2012
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 500
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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Mare Crisium
15 January 2013
iPhone 4
Afocal 222X
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Crater Delambre
17 January 2013
iPhone 4
Afocal 222X



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Crater Archimedes
19 January 2013
iPhone 4
Afocal 222X
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Crater Babbage
23 March 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 100
Prime Focus + 3X TeleXtender
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Crater Cassini
17 April 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 800
Eyepiece Projection 222X



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Crater Philolaus
21 April 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 640
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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Crater Pythagoras
22 May 2013
iPhone 4
Afocal 444X
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Mare Humboldtianum
14 June 2013
iPhone 4
Afocal 231X



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Lunar South Pole
20 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
1/125sec, ISO 3200
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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Crater Schickard
20 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
1/125sec, ISO 3200
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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Crater Aristarchus and Vallis Schröten
20 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
1/125sec, ISO 3200
Eyepiece Projection 222X



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Crater Petavius
25 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
1/100sec, ISO 1600
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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Crater Stöfler
11 September 2013
D7000 DSLR
1/30sec, ISO 1600
Prime Focus + 3X TeleXtender
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Mare Humorum and Crater Gassendi
15 September 2013
D7000 DSLR
1/200sec, ISO 2000
Prime Focus + 3X TeleXtender



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Crater Copernicus
13 October 2013
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X
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Crater Clavius
13 October 2013
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X
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Mare Humorum
14 October 2013
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X



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Crater Humboldt
19 October 2013
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X
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Mare Crisium
20 October 2013
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X
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Mare Crisium
21 October 2013
iPhone 5s
Afocal 364X



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Mountain Shadows
9 November 2013
iPhone 5s
Afocal 231X
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Craters Tycho & Clavius
11 November 2013
D7000 DSLR
Hat Trick, ISO 100
Eyepiece Projection 222X
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Lunar Double-Double Star
8 January 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X



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Mare Imbrium
8 March 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X
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Montes Apenninus
7 April 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X
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Crater J. Herschel
10 May 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X



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Mare Humboldtianum
31 May 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X
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Crater Stöfler
4 June 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X
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Montes Alpes
5 June 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X



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Crater Maginus
5 June 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X
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Crater Clavius
6 June 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X
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South Region
5 August 2014
D7000 DSLR
Prime Focus + 2X PowerMate



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Craters Hercules (left) & Atlas (right)
31 August 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X
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Aristoteles (left) & Eudoxus (right)
31 August 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X
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Craters Pallas & Murchison (top), Albategnius (bottom)
1 September 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 154X



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Crater Albategnius
1 September 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 444X
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Crater Clavius
2 September 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 154X
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Waning Mare Crisium
9 November 2014
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X



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Crater Janssen Complex
24 March 2015
iPhone 5s
Afocal 250X
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Mare Smythii
27 April 2015
D7200 DSLR
Prime Focus + 2X PowerMate
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Mare Smythii
19 May 2015
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X



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Crater Posidonius
23 May 2015
iPhone 5s
Afocal 160X
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Craters Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina
23 May 2015
iPhone 5s
Afocal 160X
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Craters Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina
24 May 2015
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X



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Rima Ariadaeus
24 May 2015
iPhone 5s
Afocal 222X
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Straight Wall
7 November 2016
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 271X
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Montes Apenninus
7 November 2016
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 271X



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Crater Tycho
9 March 2017
D7200 DSLR
Eyepiece Projection 271X
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Crater Sacrobosco
2 April 2017
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 271X
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Lunar Ridges and Rilles
1 May 2017
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 271X



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Lunar Ridges and Rilles
1 May 2017
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 271X
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Northern & Southern Polar Regions
2 May 2017
iPhone 6s Plus
Afocal 271X
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Crater Humboldt details
29 June 2017
D7200 DSLR
Prime Focus + 2X PowerMate
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