Moon Composite Photo

The other week I pointed my telescope at an almost full moon, trying out the fitting to capture pictures using my phone and a moon filter I had a bit of fun looking through and seeing some pretty clear and amazing features. While I was there I thought to myself I know – I can try and create a picture composite of the whole moon from a number of photo’s.

So I took these:

As you can see they’re a bit green – this is the Moon filter, much needed because the Moon is a bit bright when trying to photograph it.

A little bit of photo editing to make the colour more real and piecing them together I got this:

Copyright Simon Farnell 2022

I’m a bit miffed as the bloody clever phone thought it was being useful auto adjusting the exposure – making the different light levels visible in some of the shots.

But when this is blown up there’s some pretty incredible detail… I’m chuffed but also keen to work on attempt 2.

What do you think?

© Simon Farnell 2013 – 2023




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