Moon and its effect on Milky Way?

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dbvanhorn New Member • Posts: 20
Re: Moon and its effect on Milky Way?

Moonlight bouncing off the particulates in the air will lower the contrast, similarly to light bouncing around inside a poorly made lens or camera body. If there were no air, as long as the moon was out of view and not bouncing off things like a lens hood or similar, it wouldn't matter at all.

So, just build yourself a really tall tower, take some oxygen, and...

Thanks though, you made me think of an option I have locally, I can drive to just over 14,000' and I know it will be dark skies and as little atmosphere above me as practical.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Mt+Evans/@39.5882986,-105.6613382,14z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876ba9ca85fb4895:0xefa49d55b6cbb1b1!8m2!3d39.5883005!4d-105.6438286!5m1!1e4

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