Due to the moon’s close proximity to us, a wealth of detail can be seen even with a small telescope, or just with a pair of binoculars. The features visible in the following photos typically represent the details that can be seen even with small-aperture telescopes.
Waxing Gibbous Moon (January 28, 2016). Sky-Watcher 4-in f/9 refractor, Kenko NES mount, Canon 1100D DSLR, 1/3200 sec exp, ISO 800. Photo Credit: Anthony Guiller Urbano
Photo of the Moon, taken on May 6, 2012 with a 4-in f/9 refractor and a Canon 450D DSLR, ISO 400, 1/400 sec exposure. Photo Credit: Anthony Guiller Urbano
First Quarter Moon taken on January 1, 2012, using a 4 inch 4/9 refractor, a Canon 45D DSLR, 1/500 sec exposure, ISO 1600. Photo Credit: Anthony Guiller Urbano
Waning Crescent Moon rising a few hours before sunrise. Sky-Watcher 4-in f/9 refractor, Kenko NES mount, Canon 450D DSLR,1/800 sec exp, IS0 1600. April 15, 2012. Photo Credit: Anthony Guiller Urbano
While the moon is naturally visible at daytime for approximately a week or so in each lunar cycle, most of us are not accustomed to seeing the moon during the day. Image taken with a mobile phone camera on April 4, 2012 at around 3 pm looking east, in Camarines Norte, Philippines. Photo Credit: Anthony Guiller Urbano
Related link: My first moon photo (2005)
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