Earthshine - Close-Up

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Each of the above images (use the arrows to navigate) is a combination of the Earthshine and normal sun-lit part of the Moon.

Technical Information
Object Moon: Sun-lit and Earth-lit portions
Common Name Luna with Earthshine
Date, Time, & Moon March 1, 2006 at dusk; 6% full Moon
Location SBO Telescope at CU Boulder
Optics Sun-lit: 16" (40.6 cm) Cassegrain; 192" (488 cm) focal length; f/12
Earth-lit: 3" (7.6 cm) Refractor; 20" (51 cm) focal length; f/6.5
Camera Canon Digital Rebel 350D XT
Exposure Details Sun-lit: Between 1/8-1/15 sec; ISO 100
Earth-lit: 10 or 15 sec; ISO 100
Optical Correction No Dark- nor Flatframe-Correction
Camera Position Sun-lit: Prime Focus
Earth-lit: Eyepiece Projection
Guiding Passive Clock Drive
Processing Details Stitched mosaic of Sun-lit together in Stitcher
PhotoShop CS - Levels adjustments for Sun-lit part; Levels and Curves adjustment plus unsharp mask for Earthshine and only green color channel was used
Image Size Moon is approx. 31 arcmin in diameter (1/2°)
Magnitude Depth N/A
Notes This was originally done as an experiment, and it turned into something that I try to do now whenever I'm at the telescope during a close-to-new moon.