South-West Mare Nubium 10 December, 2005
On 10 December the seeing wasn't good enough to use high magnification with the 5x powermate, but I did attach the ToUCam with my 2x Barlow lens, with an extension tube to obtain a higher magnification increase, and captured some AVIs of the Bullialdus, Capuanus and Wilhelm areas in the south-west Mare Nubium part of the moon.I processed using Registax, Iris, PixInsight LE, and The Gimp.
The images were captured using my ToUCam Pro on my 250mm f/4.8 newtonian with a Celestron 2x Barlow lens and my home-made IR-pass filter. Around 200 frames were stacked of each area and iMerge was used to construct the mosaic. This is a very busy region of the moon and this image shows the famous volcanic dome Kies Pi, and the promenant rille Rima Hesiodus.

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