Clavius-Moretus close-up

Taken under good seeing on the morning of 29th September 2008. Scope: Celestron C11 @ f25, camera: Lumenera Infinity 2-1M, red filter.


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  • 6y

    Wow amazing capture , I love the view trailing off into the distance.
  • Dark_Cloud_2014 6y

    Awesome capture Nick stunning work as usual :)
  • Royal Observatory Greenwich 6y

    Congratulations! Your photo has won a prize in the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2009 competition. Head on over to the astrophoto group to see more.
  • Matthew Stevens 6y

    what a feat!
  • Biscuit in Pursuit 6y

    The best non-orbital photo of the Moon I've ever seen! You're almost there... how can this be so close!? Unbelievable... Congrats!

    PS: Only two pics?
  • nsmith10000 6y

    Cheers Biscuit and everyone else who took the time to comment!

    Most of my images can be found here:

    if anyone is interested

  • J Miller 4y

    You have made an incredibly nice photo here ! It looks like you are hovering right over the surface - well done !
  • dudile 4y

    great great .. but what is about these black corners? why ? whats behind that ?
  • Breanne Christmas 3y

    coool!! ..But why black some of it out ?
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Taken on April 28, 2009
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