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Kyle Edwards
2007-May-20, 03:32 PM
Hi,

Here are some photos I have taken over the last couple weeks.

This is Mercury on 5/19/2007

http://gallery.caasastro.org/v/member/kedwards/album06/Mercury+5+19+2007.jpg.html

This is the first one that I have gotten that shows a clear disc. Hopefully I will be able to get more when Mercury is more of a crescent, and not a gibbous phase like in this picture.


This is Venus on 5/14/2007

http://gallery.caasastro.org/v/member/kedwards/Venus/Venus+5+14+2007+Barlow+2.jpg.html

Seeing was good enough to allow me to use a 2x barlow and get a larger image scale.


And here is a Moon mosaic I made with an Orion 70mm refractor

http://gallery.caasastro.org/v/member/kedwards/Observer70/Moon+Mosaic+5+19+2007+2.jpg.html

paul f. campbell
2007-May-20, 03:39 PM
Hi Kyle welcome to the forum. nice photos, thanks. Keep sending

Kyle Edwards
2007-May-20, 04:05 PM
Hi Kyle welcome to the forum. nice photos, thanks. Keep sending

Thanks.

meademan
2007-May-20, 04:55 PM
Nice shots Kyle
Neil

Bokmakierie
2007-May-21, 06:53 AM
Great Images Kyle.

Phil

JAICOA
2007-May-21, 07:42 AM
Both are fine shots, Mercury looks real good. Well done and Clear Skies

Kyle Edwards
2007-May-21, 02:57 PM
Thanks everyone for your positive comments.

tbab
2007-May-21, 09:58 PM
These are great, I've just posted my first moon photos. How did you get the moon so sharp!!

Tom

Kyle Edwards
2007-May-21, 11:08 PM
These are great, I've just posted my first moon photos. How did you get the moon so sharp!!

Tom

Thanks!

On the moon picture, I stacked about 90 frames from an AVI file for each image in the mosaic, and then did an unsharp mask in photoshop.

maryccc
2007-May-22, 12:31 AM
Those are so good. I really like the moon.