2 day Crescent Moon with Earthshine
The 4.2% illuminated crescent moon from Austin the evening of Jan 29 local time. Questar 3.5" telescope with Sony a6300 at prime focus. Taken 2017-01-30 00:55 UT. Crescent the best 27 of 87 images exposed for 1/30 sec at ISO 400. Earthshine the best 16 of 30 images exposed for 5 sec at ISO 400. Stacked and deconvolved in Lynkeos. HDR composite in Photoshop.
See how the earthshine from this image, used with the next days crescent produces a superior image: www.flickr.com/photos/robpettengill/32623092525/