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Moon, 50%

Our moon is earths only permanent and natural satellite. It is the 5th largest natural satellite in the solar system and is the largest planetary satellite relative to the planet it is orbiting.

Distance to earth: 356’400–370’400 km
Apparent size: 30 arcminutes

Imaging time: 0.3 seconds

Equipment:
Mount: SW AZEQ6GT
Telescope: SW Evostar 80ED
Camera: Atik 460EX Mono

Capture information:
Date: May 2016
Total exposure time: 0.3 seconds
Color combination: Mono

Image data:
100 x 1/320s LUM