My prior article featured a wide sky view of the early Moon, one of two camera setups. This article's Moon image is from the latter setup.
Welcome to July. Tonight's sky observation presented a remarkably clear view of the 5% illuminated Moon about a half hour after Sunset.
I stayed up to 3 a.m. to see the Moon as well as planets Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, and Venus. Mercury, starting to rise, was obstructed by trees.
Want to learn how to take stunning photographs of the Moon? This article is for you! Here is my step-by-step guide to image the Moon like I do.
I was fortunate these past nights to have nearly identical/ideal conditions for sky observation. Last night the Moon was at 9%; tonight was 15%.