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Russell Bateman
Lives in Leitches Creek, Nova Scotia
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Lunar terminator mosaic shot August 22, 2013 (800x1980 1.6mp)*
114 mm f8 EQ
Orion solar system IV
Stack of 60 frames per image in Avistack 2
5 image mosaic created in MsICE
Post processing in GiMP 2
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Waxing crescent Moon shot March 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm AST (3200X4000, 12.8 mp)
5 days old , 34,6% illuminated , 391,519 km away
Nexstar 5SE @ 1875 mm EFL
Orion solar system IV
Stack of 30 frames per image in Avistack 2
12 image mosaic created in MSiCE
Post in GiMP 2.8
Seeing was 1/5 (wind) temperature - 19 c
Zoom in for a closer look using the Google + image viewer by clicking on the image.
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*Waxing crescent Moon shot March 4, 2014 at 8 pm AST (3000X4000, 12 mp/34.3 mb)*
3 days old , 17% illuminated ,380,057 km away
Nexstar 5SE @ 1875 mm fl
Orion solar system IV
Stack of 30 frames per image in Avistack 2
12 image mosaic created in MSiCE
Post in GiMP 2.8
Seeing was 2/5 temperature - 22
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Lunar terminator In HDR shot August 21, 2013 (645x1907, 1.2 mp)
70 mm f 13
Orion solar system IV
Images are a stack of 60 fr @ 3 exposure levels each in Avistack 2 
2 image mosaic created in MsICE
Post in GiMP 2.6
Seeing was 2/5
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Thanks for your explanation. I am much appreciated.
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Russell Bateman

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**Lunar terminator shot March 12, 2014 1200X2528 , 3 mp**
Nexstar 5 SE @ 1250 EFL
Orion solar system IV
Stack of 60 frames in Avistack 2
4 image mosaic created in Photoshop CS4
Post in Gimp 2.8
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Russell Bateman

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Lunar terminator mosaic shot August 22, 2013 (800x1980 1.6mp)*
114 mm f8 EQ
Orion solar system IV
Stack of 60 frames per image in Avistack 2
5 image mosaic created in MsICE
Post process in GiMP 2.6
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*Waxing crescent Moon shot April 15, 2013 (2052x1200 , 2.5mp)**
5 days old , 24.9% illuminated , 404 ,845 km away
114 mm f8 EQ
Orion solar system IV
8 image mosaic in MsIce
Post in GiMP 2.8
Seeing was 2/5
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+Werner Hemken Thank you
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*High saturation true color waxing gibbous Moon shot March 14, 2014 at 9:45 pm DST(4000x3200 12.8 mp)*
13 days old , 97.2% illuminated, 400,619 km away
Nexstar 5SE @ 1250 EFL
Orion solar system IV
Stack of 30 frames per image in AVistack 2
21 image mosaic created in MsICE
Post Process in GiMP 2.8
Seeing was 3/5 temperature -14 c
Zoom away using Google + image viewer by clicking on the image.
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Lunar terminator shot February 18 , 2014 at 3:30 am AST (1500X3900/5.7 mp)
Nexstar 5SE @ 1875mm EFL
Orion solar system IV
Stack of 30 frames per image in Avistack 2
7 image mosaic in MsICE
Post in GIMP 2.8
Seeing was 1/5 temperature -18c
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Waxing gibbous Moon shot March 10,2014 at 9:30 pm DST(4800X3900, 18.7 mp)
9 days old ,72.6% illuminated, 404,992 km away
Nexstar 5SE @ 1875 EFL
Orion solar system IV
Stack of 30 frames per image in AVistack 2
21 image mosaic created in MsICE
Post Process in GiMP 2.8
Seeing was 2/5 temperature -11 c
  Take this image into the Google + image viewer by clicking on it  and zoom for a close-up view of the Moon
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Birthday
January 3
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Amateur astronomer for 25 years who likes to shoot and share the Moon.
Introduction
  I hold impromptu Google+ hangouts where i feed semi-live views of the Sun or the Moon through my telescope.
Bragging rights
I was very honored to have my Supermoon 2012 photo used on Daily Planet's May 8th 2012 show
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Leitches Creek, Nova Scotia
Previously
North Sydney, Nova Scotia
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