The Farthest Sun and The nearest Moon of the year ( Angular size JULY 2O22)

Posted by Astrosama
on Friday, November 11, 2022
On 4th July the earth was at its Apogee and it was at the Farthest point from the sun 152.1 Mio.Km and the apparent Diameter / Angular size of the Sun was 31.5'
On 13 July the Full Buck Moon, the moon was at the nearest point to the earth and it was a super Moon, But on 14 July the apparent diameter/ angular size of the Moon was 33.6' it is considered the largest apparent diameter of the Moon.

The size of the Sun of 16 July 2022 at 10:40 UT it was 31.5' as the size at the aphelion compared with the size of the Moon 31.6' on 14 July 2022 at 23:25 UT, also the sun is full of solar Flares and 11 visible sunspots.

The apparent diameter of the Moon is larger Than the apparent diameter of the Sun by 6.666%

For Sun :
Skywatcher sky adventurer tracker , RedCat 51, DayStar Quark Chromosphere , UV-IR cut filter , Nikon Z6

For the Moon:
Skywatcher sky adventurer tracker , RedCat 51, Celesetron 3X barlow, Nikon Z6

Settings :
Julian Date: 2459776.94444, Diameter: 31.5 ‘, Distance: 152.05, Mio.Km

Video 1/25", ISO 250, 576 Frames

Moon :
Julian Date: 2459775.469248 , Diameter 33.6 ‘ , Distance 359688Km

Video 1/100", ISO 640, 973 Frames

PIPP to convert video to TIFF frames , Autostakkert 3 for stacking , Adobe Photoshop

Also the raw video of comparing the Sun and the Moon in this Link :
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