Lunar Astrophotography
Jim Ferreira, Livermore CA


C925 SCT @ f/10 & f/20
(!) ZWO-ASI120MM monochrome camera, 1/3" format CMOS, 3.5u @ 1280x960 pixels
(!!) DMK21AU618 monochrome camera, 1/4" format CCD, 5.6u @ 640x480 pixels
(!!!) DMK41AU02 monochrome camera, 1/2" format CCD, 4.65u @ 1280x960 pixels



craters Hercules and Atlas
18 day old Moon -- craters Hercules and Atlas, crater Endymion in shadow at right   (!)


craters hercules and atlas
18 day old Moon -- craters Hercules and Atlas   (!)


crater Janssen region
18 day old Moon -- Janssen crater region, craters Fabricius, Metius and Rheita, and, the Rheita Valley   (!)


craters Posidonius, hercules and atlas
19 day old Moon -- craters Posidonius, Hercules and Atlas, Rima G. Bond   (!)


crater Posidonius
19 day old Moon -- crater Posidonius and Rimae G. Bond   (!)

crater posidonius, high angle light


craters Kepler and Copernicus
18 day old Moon -- rays systems: Kepler and Copernicus   (!)


Lacus Mortis and crater Burg
18 day old Moon -- Lacus Mortis and crater Burg   (!)


craters Messier
18 day old Moon -- crater Taruntius to the north, craters Messier and Messier A on Mare Fecunditatis, and, craters Gutenberg and Gocienius, Rimae Gocienius   (!)


craters Messier
18 day old Moon -- craters Messier A and Messier, and Rima Messier   (!)


craters Theophilus and Cyrillus
19 day old Moon -- craters Cyrillus, Theophilus and Madler   (!)


crater Tycho
18 day old Moon -- crater Tycho   (!)

Archimedes, Aristillus and region
22 day old Moon -- craters Archimedes, Aristillus, Autolycus and Cassini, Apennine Mountains, eastern Mare Imbrium -- north to right   (!)

craters Copernicus and Eratosthenes
22 day old Moon -- craters Copernicus and Eratosthenes, the Apennine Mountains, and, phantom crater Stadius   (!)

crater aristarchus
14 day old Moon -- crater Aristarchus and ray system, crater Herodotus, flooded crater Prinz, and, Schroteri Valley   (!)

aristarchus ray system
23 day old Moon -- crater Aristarchus and ray system   (!)

craters aristoteles and eudoxus
9 day old Moon -- craters Aristoteles and Eudoxus, flooded crater Egede, and, eastern end of the Alpine Valley at lower left -- north to left

Moon southern highlands
22 day old Moon -- southern highlands: crater Walter floor illuminated by breach in western wall, craters Tycho, Maginus, Longomontanus and Clavius   (!)

mare frigoris and crater plato
22 day old Moon -- northern Mare Imbrium (north to right), crater Plato and Mare Frigoris   (!)

Apennine mountains and Mare Serenitatis
8 day old Moon -- Mare Serenitatis to right, eastern edge of Mare Imbrium, and, Mare Frigoris to the north    (!!!)

eastern Mare Imbrium
8 day old Moon -- eastern edge of Mare Imbrium, Apennine Mountains, craters Archimedes, Aristillus and Autolycus, with Plato in deep shadow   (!!!)

crater Keppler bright ray system
23 day old Moon -- crater Kepler's bright ray system   (!)

Mare Serenitatis and crater Posidonius
8 day old Moon -- craters Posidonius, Mortis, Burg, Hecules, Atlas and Endymion, with Mare Humboldt on the eastern limb   (!!!)

central Mare Imbrium
23 day old Moon -- central Mare Imbrium, north to upper right   (!)

Hadley Rille
8 day old Moon -- crater Archimedes, the Apennine Mountains and Hadley Rille   (!!!)
[original 640x480 AVI processed with AstroStakkert!2, enlarged 1.5x using Drizzle routine]

Plato, Alps and Alpine Valley
8 day old Moon -- crater Plato in shadow, the Alpine Mountains and Alpine Valley Rille, crater Cassini; Mare Frigoris at top, eastern Mare Imbrium below   (!!!)
[original 640x480 AVI processed with AstroStakkert!2, enlarged 1.5x using Drizzle routine]


reiner gamma
14 day old Moon -- Reiner Gamma on Mare Procellarum, craters Grimaldi (left), Hevelius and Cavalerius   (!)

Ptolemaeus and region, 8 day old moon

8 day old Moon -- Ptolemaeus and region   (!!!)

pyroclasrtic deposit in alphonsus

pyroclastic deposit near crater lubbock

pyroclastic deposit in crater atlas


Ptolemaeus
22 day old Moon -- Rupes Recta, Arzechal, Alphonsus and Ptolemaeus; Albategnius and Hipparchus in deep sunset shadow   (!)

apennines mountains

aristarchus region


crater walter, stolfer

mare humorum

mare nectaris

mare serenitatis

mare serenitatis and mare tranquillitatis

mare crisium

craters langrenua and petavius

sunrise souther highlands

craters messier and mare fecunditatis

reiner gamma

rupes recta

craters stadius and eratosthenes

crater copernicus

craters petavius and furnerius

sinus iridum and mare frigoris

crater triesnecker and mare vaporum

crater goldschmidt

craters aristoteles and eudoxus

aristoteles eudocus and northern highlands

crater fracastorius

mare nectaris



maria serenity and tranquility





craters piccolomini, pitiscus and hommel

craters plinius, dawes and brackett

craters posidonius and chacornac

rupes altai

rupes recta and craters pitatus and deslandres

craters scoresby, nelson and meton

sinus iridum and mare frigoris

craters torricelli, isidorus and capella





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