moon's limb revealed | MINORU OWADA

Photographer
MINORU OWADA
Email
owatch_mikura4723_0408@yahoo.co.jp
Location of photo
HAMAMATSU-city,Japan
Date/Time of photo
22h28m45.15s to 22h29m02.16s & 22h33m41.42s to 22h33m57.04s(UT) on May 20th,2012
Equipment
TAKAHASHI FS128 refractor(reduced aperture of 50mm,fl=1040mm),with ND100000&ND400 filter and WATEC WAT100N CCD camera,recorded on SONY DCR-TRV50 digital video recorder.
Description
2nd contact(left):composition of 86 continuous still images(about 0.2s interval)from 22h28m45.15s to 22h29m02.16s(UT) 3rd contact(right):composition of 79 continuous still images(about 0.2s interval)from 22h33m41.42s to 22h33m57.04s(UT) all the still images were captured from digitalvideorecorder,and each images were shifted by one pixel in accordance with moon's movement(so that limb's profiles were enhanced vertically.) Those continuous images of annular solar eclipse revealed moon's limb profiles which were compared with Kaguya's profile(below).