Amateur astronomer from Pune clicks stunning pictures of Moon

He said this image is an HDR Composite of two different images made to give it a 3-dimensional effect.

Prathamesh Jaju, an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer from Pune, Maharashtra, has clicked one of the clearest pictures of moon.


The image, which has been shared widely on the internet, has left the netizens awe-struck.


"Raw data was 100GB and when you process it, the data gets bigger. So, it was around 186GB. When I stitched them together, the final file was around 600MB," he said.


The 16-year-old further said this image is an HDR Composite of two different images made to give it a 3-dimensional effect.


This is my most detailed and clearest shot of the third quarter Mineral Moon, he added.


Talking about his assignment, Jaju said that he read some articles and saw some YouTube videos and learned information about processing and how to capture these images.

 

India Scanner News Network

Leave a comment