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Old 02-07-2011, 06:51 PM
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1.1% lit and 23hrs young

Here is tonight's Moon about 3 degrees above the horizon, sinking between cloud layers.

I've also added a video, looking for the Moon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EXPgd6bVBA
And another video started shortly after the photo was taken:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOzs-tl844w


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Old 02-07-2011, 07:03 PM
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Great catch Tom. The sunlight ring is visible quite a fair way round.

Well done!!

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Old 02-07-2011, 07:15 PM
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Yea nice capture Tom, looks like something brand new.

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Very good capture on a less than one day old moon. Clouded out here, but I am glad to see someone captured this event.
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Old 03-07-2011, 11:52 AM
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Very nice capture there Tom. That's one very young and razor thin moon!

Cheers Daniel.

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Old 03-07-2011, 12:18 PM
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Very nice Tom, lucky to have a opportunity.
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:17 PM
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Thanks guys - here's a link to a video attempting to find the Moon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EXPgd6bVBA

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Here is tonight's Moon about 3 degrees above the horizon, sinking between cloud layers.

I've also added a video, looking for the Moon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EXPgd6bVBA

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Very cool, Tom! Great shot. I especially like the video. Thank you for sharing.

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Excellent capture. Very sharp image.Well done Tom.
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:31 PM
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That's a great capture... I'm surprised some QLD'ers didn't call up the television station claiming they saw a UFO...
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Now that is thin, wonderful video watching the Moon edge shimmer in that tiny gap in the clouds - what a catch, thanks for video.

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Wicked Capture!!!!
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Fantastic capture, beautifully done.
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This is great, especially the video. I always enjoy seeing the Moon when it is so thin. It really makes it look special. Thanks for sharing.
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Thanks for the view Tom. That cloud must have been a tease, as to if you were going to get a view at all. All the best.
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Wow, thats the skinniest Moonage I have seen.

Well done and thanks for sharing it.

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Thanks everyone for your comments. I've linked another video taken shortly after the photo was taken, and added part of the other video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOzs-tl844w

This was done with a Canon EOS 550D in full HD at prime focus of a 12" SkyWatcher Dobsonian telescope.

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