I obtained these images of the Moon in 2005, with a 31-cm Newtonian (12 inches) at between f/5.75-f/28 and a Phillips ToUCam Pro webcam. I used eyepiece projection with a 9-mm Nagler eyepiece (for f/28) and a True Technology IR blocking filter. After acquiring the AVI using QuickFocus, I used Registax to select and stack frames from the AVI. I used the wavelet filters in Registax, and unsharp mask filters in Photoshop, to sharpen the image and to increase the colour saturation. The colours arise from compositional differences in the Moons rocks. In general, blue indicates Titanium-rich rock while red indicates titanium-poor rock. However other processes, including maturation of the regolith by micrometeorites can also cause reddening (such as in the highlands which are generally older than the mare).


May 30, 2005

May 30, 2005

June 1, 2005

June 16, 2005

June 22, 2005

May 30, 2005

June 22, 2005

July 16, 2005

July 27, 2005

August 15, 2005

July 27, 2005

July 18, 2005

July 5, 2006

May 13 Small Size

May 13, Medium Size

May 13 Large Size

Sep 2 2006

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