25 Photos - Aug 4, 2013
Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Flying over the moon with my telescope!  I imagine someday looking at lights of human activity hiding within this crater, perhaps the first moon spacebase?

What to do when the atmosphere won't settle down to image Mars?  Shoot the moon at low res!  Here's an awesome crater I spied in the 8" visually before swinging over with the 14" to shoot with the camera.

Pythagoras' central peak is 1.5km high!

#lunar   #moon   #astronomy   #astrophotography  Photo: Stack of 52 raw files, processed in photoshopPhoto: Photo: Plato Crater on the moon in my 14" Newt!Photo: Photo: