October 2007


Photographer: Doug Wayland
Object: Thin Crescent Moon
Date: October 8, 2007 06:15
Details: Thought you might be interested in this photo I took the morning of Oct 8, 2007 at 06:15. This was 35 mm camera at prime focus of ETX 90, Kodak Ultra Max 400 film. It was about 10 sec exposure, which was too short, I had to have the photo lab brighten it up. I tried some longer exposures to about 30 sec, which was right, but the ETX’s imperfect tracking caused the image to be blurred, so I took this shorter exposure and had it brightened. Clouds prevented me from getting a photo of the close conjunction of the Moon, Venus and Saturn the morning before.