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Photographer:

Alson Wong

Email:

rasvp@yahoo.com

Location of Photo:

Weizixia, China

Date/Time of photo:

August 1, 2008

Equipment:

Borg 77mm ED refractor, Kenko Sky Memo mount, Nikon D300. Stack of three 2-second exposures at ISO 200.

Description:

This image shows the Moon's surface being illuminated by Earthshine during a total solar eclipse. Many surface features are visible, including maria, craters, and the ray systems centered on the craters Tycho and Copernicus.

Website:

www.alsonwongastro.com

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