resolution without names
Full resolution with names
This image is a composite of 18 images
(with rather large overlaps). I used my Celestron C8 with a
4x PowerMate to get a good magnification.
My Canon 40D does not support movies, but
there is a freeware called EOS Camera Movie Record available
for download, which I have used. I took a number of movies
ca 5-10 min long and loaded them into RegiStax and typically
used the 150-200 best frames.
In some movies it was difficult to obtain
good sharpness over the full image. The set up gives a FOV
normally larger than using a web cam. The large FOV meant
that only a few frames in each movie had good seeing over
the full frame. In some cases it was necessary to process a
movie four times, each time using a different alignment
point, resulting in four images of the same area but with
different parts sharp. These could then be combined in
For a full resolution image click the
link above (depending on browser you may have to open in new
tab). There is also an option in which names of moon
objects are indicated.