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May 6th 2012 was a "super-moon" occurrence. The moon was the closest to earth it could have been during it's lunar cycle and it was also a full moon. In celebration of this occurrence let's see some of your astro-photography.
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Friday, 11th May, 2012 (GMT)
Friday, 18th May, 2012 – Thursday, 24th May, 2012 (GMT)
Friday, 25th May, 2012 – Thursday, 31st May, 2012 (GMT)
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This was taken with a modded 40D attached to my telescope. The mod involved removal of the IR filter over the sensor which robs the stock camera of sensitivity to Hydrogen Alpha (Ha) light, which this subject as a fair degree of - the red background to the dark dusty 'horsehead'.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 20th May, 2012 20:35 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 19th March, 2012|
|Focal length:||1372 mm|
|Shutter speed:||900 sec|
|Notes:||Modded 40D, on back of telescope, lots of post processing in DeepSkyStacker & Photoshop|
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