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The Wolf Moon

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« on: January 22, 2011, 09:31:05 pm »

OK, here's my definitive Full Moon mosaic - taken just a few hours after the instant of the full "Wolf Moon".

2011 Jan 20, 0105 - 0131 UT. William Optics FLT 110, 2x Powermate, W29 (deep red) filter, Imaging Source DMK41 camera. 20 frame mosaic, 23% resize - full size version here (3450 x 3450 pixel JPG, 892KB download size).

Apparent Diameter 33.26 arc min. Colongitude 95.6 degrees. Illumination 100.0%. Libration in latitude +03 deg 52 min. Libration in longitude -03 deg 41 min. Altitude 51.3 degrees.

Transparency moderate, seeing moderate. Temperature -02C, wind SE force 2-3, baro 1037 mb, rising very slowly.
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2011, 10:09:26 pm »

This is awesome Brian, a great end result and well worth the wait!. I have used it as a POD on my site for Sunday if that's OK. Cheers  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2011, 10:14:39 am »

Great image Brian!  Lovely and sharp, I must explore the use of a deep red filter to make the most of the jet stream seeing we have when imaging.
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