Daytime Crescent Moon


This is the crescent moon photographed during the day so it was high in the sky. I did this so the amount of atmosphere to photograph through would be minimized to provide a clearer view but I had to correct the color to compensate for the blue of the daytime sky.

Photographer: Rick Scott
Date: March 2, 2017
Camera: Canon EOS 40D digital camera
Lens: Home-made 10" f/4.6 Lurie-Houghton Telescope
Exposure: 1/800 second at f/4.6
Camera Mode: ISO 200 RAW
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6 for RAW conversion and image processing

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