The Moon in color 94.5% illuminated

Posted by MENEZES FO
on Saturday, April 20, 2019

My moon with more data, I was able to delimit the regions of colors where I had not previously obtained, example is Copernicus that presents the two colorations, my best until today.

This image was the sum of two images:

1- Colorful Moon - Not a mosaic
The Moon is usually seen in subtle shades of gray or yellow
The different colors are recognized to correspond to real differences in the chemical composition of the lunar surface.
The blue tones reveal areas rich in ilmenite, which contains iron, titanium and oxygen, mainly titanium, while the orange and purple colors show relatively poor titanium and iron regions.
Moon trips have already been indicated by similar images.


Image 1- Esprit 150mm + asi Zwo 1600mc + baader filter L

São Paulo - SP - Brazil
April 17, 2019

Tags: Moon
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