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Two From Down Under

Originally published October 3, 2011 LPOD-Oct3-11.jpg
image by John Field (Earthshine) & Maurice Collins (illuminated portion); New Zealand

John and Maurice imaged the same Moon, but exposed for different parts, and Maurice put the two together. My question is how did that star get in Oceanus Procellarum?

Chuck Wood

Technical Details
Sept 30, 2011. 2 second exposure for Earthshine. Canon 1000D through a 80 mm f-5 refractor.
Sept 30, 2011. 0650 - 0705UT, ETX-90/RA Maksutov and Meade LPI imager for lit portion of Moon.

Yesterday's LPOD: Moon Gate

Tomorrow's LPOD: A Classic View


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