Mercury

Mercury as imaged on 19 May 2021.
Figure 1: Mercury as imaged on 19 May 2021.
On 19 May 2021 20:05 UTC I gave Mercury my first attempt. The image is far from perfect, but despite it's very small apparent size it shows it phase.
Imaging was done in luminance only using the Celestron C11 XLT EdgeHD in combination with a TeleVue 2x PowerMate. In 120 seconds 5441 frames were shot, 4% of which were stacked to get this result. Post-processing in PSP.


If you have any questions and/or remarks please let me know.


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