More moon photos

I was able to get a couple of photos of the moon through my Skywatcher 80mmED refractor a few nights ago. These are worlds better than the pics I took with my camera lenses, but they still lack a lot of the detail I was able to see visually. There were some rilles (long, winding canyons) in particular that were striking through the eyepiece, but which didn’t show up in the photos.

Feb. 2009 moon
Feb. 2009 moon

And, for fun, here’s the same photo with the colour saturation artificially enhanced. I don’t know how representative of reality the hues are, but this is what came out of my camera:

Feb. 2009 moon, with 'enhancements'

Cameron

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