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Old 13-08-2019, 10:07 AM
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Saturated Occultation - now an APOD!!

EDIT: This image was selected as today's APOD. Super excited - my first one!

The moon and Saturn just prior to last night's occultation of Saturn from Sydney.
I boosted the saturation to bring out the colours of the lunar surface.

This is a single frame at prime focus through the Skywatcher Mak-Newt (1000mm fl) with a Pentax K-5 DSLR. I attempted to equalise the brightness of the moon and Saturn as best I could.
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Last edited by Retrograde; 14-08-2019 at 03:44 PM. Reason: Apod
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