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Tuesday, 31 December 2013

HDR-ing the Moon. Hainzel crater telescope video.

Hainzel crater on the Moon's southeast, is part of a trio of craters west of Lacus Timoris, and has a diameter of 70 km.
Eponymous this crater is Paul Hainzel (1527-1581), who was an astronomer and the mayor of a city in Germany.
He was good friend with another astronomer who also has his name on a crater, Tycho Brahe. They built a giant azimuthal quadrant for measuring the heights of the stars, but was burned or destroyed by wind, after 5 years.

Age of the Moon: 27 days
Distance: 360.270 km
Phase: 94.6% (0% = Again, 100% = complete)

Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, Plossl 20 mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Camera: Sony CX130
Filter: no
Date: 02/07/2012
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: Registax, FastStone Image Viewer


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