Close-up photo of the moon taken on 8th January 2023.

Moon Close-Up 8th January 2023

My first attempt at taking a photo of the moon.


  • Skies: Bortle 5
  • Seeing: poor
  • Video: 6 minutes continuous


  • Skywatcher 10 inch GoTo Dobsonian
  • ZWO ASI 224 MC
  • ZWO Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector
  • Televue Powermate 2.5x


  1. Planetary Imaging PreProcessor: image centering, cropping, frame rejection
  2. AutoStakkert 3: stacked best 300 frames
  3. Registax: wavelets sharpening
  4. Photoshop: crop, contrast, colour balance, smart sharpen
  5. Topaz Gigapixel AI: upscale 2x

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