Moon Animation

Inspired by the amazing animations at this site

Antonio Cidadao's Homepage of Time-lapse Animations

I decided to try myself. The most obvious problem is getting enough clear nights to cover the full Lunar cycle. I started on June 25 2001 and was able to get to July 13 before bad weather meant I had to miss the rest.

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Lens : Prime Focus 8 inch f4 Newtonian telescope with 2x teleconverter
Exposure Times : 1/60 to 1/500 seconds
Film : Fuji Superia 400
Date : 25 June - 13 July 2001
Guiding : Telescope drive
Location : Kaituna, Masterton, New Zealand