Moon 15 FEB 2011 - Southern Close-up

 

Moon -15feb11 South

Object:
Moon, 15 Feb 2011
Coordinates:

Telescope:
Homemade 10 inch f6.7 Newtonian Reflector
Mount:
Homemade German Equatorial with 10-inch Byers drive
Guide Scope:

Guide Camera:

Imaging Camera:
Canon 50D
Filters/Exposures:
Single 1/750-second @ ISO 200, processed in Photoshop
Shooting Location:
Virginia Beach, VA
Date/Time:
15 Feb 2011,  06:05 UTC
Comments:
This is the heavily cratered southern region of the Moon (south is up).  Tycho is the prominent crater near the middle of the photo.