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Lunar Colour

By AntHolloway
One from last night, of the nearly full moon. 5 images were taken of areas of moon using eyepiece projection through a telescope. The raw images were then processing using a fixed white balance and then combined to give an image of the full disk. The image has then been contrast enhanced and had the colour saturation increased to reveal the colour differences that exist between the various areas, due to the differing compositions of the rocks.

Tags: General Moon Telescope Space Geology Lunar disk

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KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
6 Apr 2012 4:15PM
An amazing sight. The details you've captured are amazing - I had no idea the moon was so colourful!

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6 Apr 2012 4:16PM
I like it a lot.
zapar40 8 66 5 Wales
6 Apr 2012 8:42PM
photography thats out of this world, litterally.
nice one, ant.
SueEley 12 279 96 Wales
12 Apr 2012 6:32PM
Amazing shot.

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