Jupiter and Moons: Our moon has a mean distance from earth of about 239,000 miles, and a diameter of about 2,160 miles (a little more than a quarter that of Earth). Essentially this same part of the moon always faces us.
LRGB: This is a single, unbinned exposure, 1/25 second, through a hydrogen alpha filter.
Equipment: Takahahshi FSQ106, and an SBIG STL11000M camera
Image Acquisition/Camera Control: MaximDL
Processing: No calibration performed. Some curves, sharpening and contrast added in Photoshop.
Location: Fair Dinkum Skies, near Moorook, South Australia.
Date: Early in the morning of 5/17/11, local time
CCD Temperature: -25C
Moon Phase: About thirteen hours shy of full
Copyright Mark de Regt, 2011