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A smartphone lunar atlas

Image the Moon easily with your smartphone camera.
ChapleGlenn
I have covered the topic of basic smartphone astroimaging on two previous occasions (“Cellphone imaging” in November 2011 and “Cellphone digiscoping” in October 2012). I had little choice. Both of those issues were astroimaging-themed, and I was asked to do my part.

It was a daunting task, as my experience with astrophotography was limited to taking 20- to 30-second exposures of constellations with a tripod-mounted, single-lens reflex (SLR) camera and 35mm slide film — and that was back in the late 1970s.

For the first time in my life, I’d be putting camera to telescope. I took a deep breath and gave it a try, and discovered that lunar imaging with a smartphone was a lot easier than taking constellation slides with an SLR camera.

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