CCD IMAGES SECTION: The Moon & Planets Updated 7/4/17

 This section is subdivided for clarity into several new groups. Imaging is done here with a variety of cameras and instruments. While my specialty is comet imaging, I have also spent many hours recording other solar system objects as well! Here is a list of the sections below:

- Full disk Lunar Images

- Prime focus Lunar and Panoramas

- High magnification close ups of Lunar features

- Lunar Eclipses and Conjunctions

- High magnification Planetary images

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Full Disk Lunar Images, Composites:

Dawns Super Moon Images 5/5/12

 

Moonrise over Colorado Plateau 2/12/06

 

Full Moon Jan. 13, 2006

 

Full Moon Giant Composite - 10D

 

Nearly Full Moon With SV80s 12/3/06

 

9 part Lunar Composite 1/6/07
  60% moon with superb 4/5 seeing 6/13/16
     

Prime Focus Lunar and Lunar Panoramas With 12.5" Newtonian

Atlas/Hercules 11/30/07
Sunrise on Hipparchus/Albategnius 11/28/07
Lunar Southern Cusp with Janssen 12/16/07
Rupes Altai Region 12/16/07
Sinus Asperttatis Region 12/16/07

 

Lacus Somniorum Region 12/16/07

 

Clavius & Tycho at Sunrise 12/30/07

 

Delandres region 1/1/08

 

Mare Vaporum Region 1/2/08

 

Montes Apennius Reg. 1/5/08

 

Vallis Alpes Region 1/6/08

 

Clavius/Tycho/Moretus 1/22/08

 

Clavius/Moretus 1/22/08

 

Copernicus Prime Focus 1/26/08

 

Coperincus Close up 1/26/08
  Southern Highlands 3/15/08
  Mare Imbrium/Copernicus 3/15/08
  Imbrium/Frigoris 3/15/08
   
         

High Magnification Close Ups of Lunar Features - With 12.5" Newtonian DMK CCD Images - 1.5x/2x Televue Powermate Barlow

Atlas and Hercules 12/17/08
Moretus Crater 12/14/08
Schiller in shadow 12/4/08
Gassendi 3/26/08
Blancanus 3/22/08
Aristarchus 3/19/08
Mare Frigoris to Plato 3/15/08
Grimaldi to Kepler 3/1/08
Grimaldi 3/1/08
Wargentin 2/22/08
Bailly on south limb 1.8x 2/13/08
Bailly on south limb 2/13/08
Ptolemaeus and Davy Catina 1/12/08
Tycho 2/6/08
Imbrium Basin 2/3/08
Plato/Alpine Valley 2/3/08
Mare Nubium Hippaulus Rilles 1/30/08

 

Mare Nubium Hippaulus Rilles 1/30/08

 

Jura Mountains Sunrise 1/31/08

 

Archimedes/Montes Apenninus 1/20/08

 

Tycho/Manginus 1/13/08

 

Lunar Southern Montage 1/13/08

 

Alphonsus Trio 1/8/08

 

The Lunar South Pole at near maximum Libration 12/29/07

 

Janssen - A closer view 12/23/07

 
         

High Magnification Close Ups of Lunar Features - With 10" f/3.8 Newtonian Astrograph DMK CCD Images - 5x Televue Powermate Barlow
Bullialdus Seeing 2 - 3 / 5 10" f/3.8 5x 7/13/16
Clavius Seeing 2 - 3 / 5 10" f/3.8 5x 7/13/16
Moretus Seeing 2 - 3 / 5 10" f/3.8 5x 7/13/16
First Quarter seeing 3/5 shoot out 6/30/17
Just Past first Quarter seeing 2.5/5 7/2/217
       
       
         
         
Moretus Start of a extensive series of Lunar images with the new 10" and IR pass filter 6/13/16
Mare Frigoris / W. Bond 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Plato Region 1 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Plato Region 2 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Archimedes Region 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Eratosthenes Region 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Stadius to Shroter Region 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Parry to Davy Region 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Straight Wall Region 1 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Deslandres to Pitatus 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Tycho area with labels 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Even sharper Tycho Region 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Clavius Region 1 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Clavius Region 2 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Straight Wall Region 2 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Ultra Thin Moon - One day from New at Noon 10" f/3.8 7/2/16
Alphonsus Region 1 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Ptolemaeus Region 1 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Triesnecker Region 1 10" f/3.8 6/13/16

Appenninus Region 1 10" f/3.8 6/13/16
Archimedes, Autolycus, Aristillus 10" f/3.8 7/13/16
Julius Caesar 10" f/3.8 7/13/16
Theophillus, Cyrillus, Catharina 10" f/3.8 7/13/16
Plato Region 2 10" f/3.8 7/13/16
Exodoxus, Aristoteles Alpine Valley and Notes on Tone Mapping 10" f/3.8 7/13/16
Langrenus in High Sun 10" f/3.8 7/13/16
Atlas and Hercules in High Sun 10" f/3.8 7/13/16
  First Attempt at UV-IR Lunar differentiation mapping 10" f/3.8 7/15/16
Two dozen new images with 10" f/3.8 of Gibbous Moon 6/14/16
Several images of closeups of Aristarchus and Gassendi with the 10" 6/16/16
20 image set of closeups on the terminator with the 10 inch 6/25/16
Over a dozen images of the thin lunar crescent in broad daylight with 3/5 seeing 7/6/16
More Daytime Lunar shots 7/9/16 10" f/3.8
A dozen new lunar images with the 10" with 3/5 seeing 6/5/17
 
         
Lunar Eclipses and Conjunctions (All types of instruments)

 

Moon and Mercury in Morning sky 10/27/08

 

Moon/Mars Rise 12/23/07

 

Lunar Eclipse Oct. 17, 2005

 

Lunar Eclipse May 15, 2003

 

Penumbral Eclipse 3/3/07
         

High Magnification Planetary Imaging DMK Cameras from Imaging Source - All types of instruments:

 

Mars on March 10th with new AR152

 

First Images with the new DMK-USB 11/11/07

 

Uranus - A Challenging planet to image! 10/14/07

 

Mars Plain Side 12/3/07

 

First Images with the new DMK-USB 11/11/07

 

Venus in UV 12/15/07

 

Mars at 15" 12/22/07

 

Saturn with 8" 5/15/10

 

Saturn nearly edge on in visible and UV 3/28/09

 

Some first shots of Jupiter with our new DBK41 color camera 3/22/14

High Magnification Planetary Imaging Phillips Vesta Cam - My very first planetary web cam:

Mars shots on October 30th
Mars 5/22/03
Mars with Vestacam 7/8/03

First Vesta Cam images of Saturn
  Saturn Wide Open Dec 18, 01
Jupiter 12/08/01
  Saturn on Nov 26th
  Jupiter 12/22/01
  Jupiter December 8, 2001
  Saturn - November, 01
  New Mars Deconvolutions
Jupiter and Ganymede 6/3/06

 

Saturn with Vesta Cam 3/30/07

 

Jupiter in UV, IR, Vis 6/19/07

 

Uranus - First Shot 10/17/07
         
         

Lunar and Planetary Imaging with other instruments: Assorted cameras and equipment

First Lunar shots with New AR152 4/31/12

 

Blue Moon and Monsoon Cloud shots 9/2/12

 

Latest Lunar shots with AR152 6/30/12
   

 

Moon / Planets 2/25/12

 

Test shots with the color DMK41 cam from Payson 7/25/15
     
         
         
         

 

       
       
         
         

 

Lunar Images DSLR/SBIG CCD/Vesta Cam

Colors on the Moon

Colors on the Moon II
The Hipparchus Region
High Resolution Lunar Images
Theophilus
Luna - May 1, 01
       
         
         

       
         
         
         
         

     
     

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