Aldebaran and the Moon in Cloud

Here is an image of the reappearance of Aldebaran after the occultation by the Moon on the 30'th of December, 2017. The image was take through thick cloud that actually obscured the Moon at times. Aldebaran is the faint dot near the lower right corner of the image. See the Moon move in this short time lapse of Aldebara's reappearance from behind the lower right limb.
Object The Moon and Aldebaron
Exposure 1/30 second
ISO 800
Camera Canon 60Da DSLR
Optics SkyWatcher Esprit 120  f/7 APO refractor with  a  focal length of 840 mm

Bedford, Nova Scotia


This image was processed entirely in Images Plus. The image was stretched and multiscale decomposition used to tame the bright halo around the Moon. The imge was cropped and binned for web display.