Sunrise on the first quarter moon

Two photos combined of the area on the moon where the sun is rising. The sun angle is low here, so it looks very rough.

First quarter moon


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Photos taken through an 8-inch dobsonian telescope with a Canon XS 1/160 sec exposure ISO 1600. Camera attached to the telescope focusing the image via a 2x barlow lens focusing directly into the camera (prime focus). Panoramic photo converted to black and white and brightened with photoshop elements 6.0 level adustment.

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