Astrophotography by Anthony Ayiomamitis

Lunar Image Gallery - Collage #02

Highlights of a 25-day old moon and waning crescent including the Bay of Rainbows (Sinus Iridum) with dorsa, the feature-rich Aristarchus plateau, the beautiful ray system surrounding crater Kepler and a rare glimpse at Mare Orientale on the southwestern limb due to libration effects.

Oct 20, 2003
Athens, Greece
(38.2997 N, 23.7430 E)
Equipment : Celestron 14" SCT
Celestron f/6.3 reducer
Losmandy G-11 GEM
Nikon Coolpix 995
Scopetronix STWA 14mm Adapter

Exposures : Variable
ISO 200
JPG RGB Fine Image Fmt
2048x1536 Image Size
Autodark Subtraction