A Colourful Story

The image presents a comparison between a “black and white” and a “colourful” moon. Moon, as we see it, with our naked eyes, appears to be in grayscale like the one on the right side. However, moon’s surface is rich in mineral which has their own colours. The colours are subtle but can be enhanced, as in the one on the left side, also known as the “Mineral Moon”. Note that the colours are not added but only enhanced to show the different mineral compositions on the lunar surface.

The moon presented here is the first full moon of 2022, also known as “Wolf Moon”. The moons are a stack of 350 images.

Exif: f/6.3, ISO 250, 1/1000s, 600mm
Gear: Nikon D5600, Sigma 150-600c, Benro Rhino series tripod
Softwares: PIPP, Autostakkert3, Adobe Camera Raw, Photoshop
Location: Kanpur, India
Date: 17th January 2022
Credits: Soumyadeep Mukherjee, Atreyee Mukherjee

Autore: Soumyadeep Mukherjee (sito)