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One extremely detailed photo of the moon from 50,000 individual images

Photographer Andrew McCarthy has created a very accurate photo of the moon with stars from 50,000 single images of the night sky.
Every crater and lunar mare on the “light” side looks like it was shot from within the natural satellite’s orbit, when the image was created from a telescope and two camera setup 239,000 miles away in Sacramento, California.
This process involves focusing and refocusing on bright stars, taking photos in stacks at different exposure lengths, and switching between an astronomy camera and a Sony a7 II with a 300mm lens. The result is achieved by the artist by loads the stacks into Photoshop and uses special software.
Scroll down to see this real moon at close range.

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