Waxing Moon

A nine day-old Moon, 73.5% illuminated.

Image Details:

Exposure: 0.0125s; ISO100
Gear: Meade LX-90, 2000mm f/l; f/10; 0.62 reducer; Canon EOS 60D; no filter.
Location: Leumeah, NSW
Date: 2017-05-05

Object Details:

Moon
Visual magnitude: -10.7
Apparent diameter:  31.0 arc-min
Actual diameter: 3475 km
Distance: 384,740


Image © R.Powell


 

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