'Earthshine II'

Earthshine II

[Public Domain] 17 Oct 2015 Dylan O'Donnell
CATEGORY : Astrophotography
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Here’s a quick stack + composite of the 10% moon with earthshine taken last night over Australia. There are many ways to merge two different exposures, but a simple gradient layer mask makes the moon look quite spherical which I like! Taken with my Celestron 9.25″ SCT / F10 and Canon 70D at prime focus.

Earthshine occurs in the twilight of sunset / sunrise when the dark side of the moon is visible from the reflected light of our blue ocean planet.

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