Montes Apenninus and the Moon’s tallest mountain

on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Apenninus Mountains are one of my favorite locations to image on the moon. It is also home to our moons tallest mountain, Mons Huygens, which stands 3.4 miles tall! I never get tired of imaging this region, each time trying to get more details. Thus far, this is my best wide-field view to date of this mountain range. I hope you like it!
Tech Specs: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mm ED Triplet APO Refractor, Celestron CGEM-DX mount, ZWO ASI290MC camera, best 25% of 10k frames. Captured with SharpCap v3 and processed using AutoStakkert! And Registax. Image Date: March 26, 2018. Location: The Dark Side Observatory in Weatherly, PA.

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