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Mineral Moon, 


            Łukasz Sujka

Technical card

Resolution: 2952x1996

Date:Dec. 7, 2017

Time: 22:00

Frames: 500

FPS: 45.00000

Focal length: 1200

Seeing: 3

Transparency: 6

Locations: Home Observatory, Budy Dłutowskie , Pabianice, Poland


The colors that come out in the picture after a strong saturation pump up shows the accumulation of different minerals on the surface of the Moon. Blue areas are rich in titanium oxide, the more brown ones are areas with much less iron and titanium and the pink-purple colour of the mountains and craters (on the right side of the picture) indicates a large presence of aluminium.

A photo taken at the height of the moon 25 degrees above the horizon so with weak seeing conditions.

Newton 250/1200 on EQ6 + ASI 178 MM-C
Composition IR742 + RGB (Baader)



Łukasz Sujka
License: None (All rights reserved)


Mineral Moon, 


            Łukasz Sujka