Apollo 12 Landing Site - Telescopic Views
Photographs Copyright © 2004 by Ulrich Lotzmann.
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Last revised 11 December 2005.
(Left) Whole Moon photographed 8 June 2003 with an 8-inch newtonian ( 1.2-m focal length ) and a handheld Nikon Coolpix.
(Right) Apollo 12 landing site close-up photographed with a 7-inch refractor with 12-m effective focal length (3-meter prime focal length of the refractor is 3m increased by a
4x Barlow-lens), Philipps TuoCam webcam. Later, five single frames were digitized, stacked, and enhanced by unsharp masking to show that Pete and Al landed on a Copernican ray
Animation by Ken Glover.