6 DAYS CRESCENT MOON 32,6% ILLUMINATION
(Image centered at: ra 00:36.46 / dec - 00:35)
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January 18th 2021, 20:58 BA Time (-3 hs Time Zone), Home backyard, Martínez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
APPARENT MAGNITUDE: -9,7
APPARENT SIZE: 30 arc minutes '
DISTANCE: 401.708 km
AGE: SIX DAYS
SCOPE: 8" ORION OPTICS UK at f5,75 TeleVue Paracorr
CAMERA: QSI 583 WS
MOUNT: SKY WATCHER NEQ6
FILTERS: Astronomik Ha 6nm
SKY CONDITIONS: Urban Skies
EXPOSURES: Ha 0,08 secs
OBJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMAGE SESSION
Before starting the image session from my backyard I decided to aim the telescope to the Moon which was above our house roof. Optics started to catch up the ambient temperature.
Too bright for the CCD so I used the Ha filter. Still blue sky thought...