Selene in false colour | Anthony Ayiomamitis

Anthony Ayiomamitis
Location of photo
Athens, Greece
Date/Time of photo
Apr 03, 2007 @ 01:53:00 UT+3
AP 160 f/7.5 StarFire EDF, AP 1200GTO GEM, Canon EOS 300d, 1/200 sec, ISO 100, RAW Image Format, 3072x2048 Image Size, Manual Mode
Exploiting the subtle colour information available in all RGB images of the moon, special processing can be applied to bring forth salient details about the lunar surface and its rich geology. For example, areas rich in titanium are characterized with the dark blue colouration; similarly, areas rich in aluminum are characterized with orange colouration.
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