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] A star from California gave the world an incredible look in 2028 when NASA hopes to send astronauts back to the moon. " "The 81-megapixel photo was published on Sunday by Andrew McCarthy to Elk Grove just three days after NASA Administrator Jim Bridgestin shared with the organizations the last heavenly pursuit
when we go to the moon, we will go "Bridenstine said February 14, according to space.com ." So, we will not go back to the moon to leave flags and prints and then not we return for another 50 years, we will continue to work steadily to stay with landing, robots and ruvers – and people 004] McCarthy, who works a software company, is among the many amateur astronomers excited by the news. He created his viral lunar image with & nbsp; Orion XT10 telescope, Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro mount, & nbsp; two chambers; Sony A7ii and ZWO ASI224MC. The illuminated side of the moon was processed using 25 tiles that were sewn together in Photoshop, "he told me, each" tile "was a pile of the best 50% of 2000 images captured with ZWO
"Very selective masking, histogram stretching and contrast adjustments were needed to get the kind I wanted, "& nbsp; McCarthy told me." The inspiration came when I was young , looking through my father's telescope. He showed me the planets and moon and left me with curiosity, which has never been fulfilled since then. I spend my nights out with awe to the miracles above us, and just scratch the surface of what I want to see and an image. "
McCarthy's photo shot at the top of y / space which gathered more than 148,000 votes and 3,300 comments.This is not the first time McCarthy's pictures have attracted significant praise and attention. posts include one of Andromeda and the Moon one of the International Space Station and another blood moon that people love my image and I can inspire people the way my father inspired me when I was young. Comments are very valid for all the hard work, McCarthy said. What inspires me about space are endless possibilities. Each small pocket of the night sky has so much beauty that it's incomprehensible. "
Among the other great news from NASA last week was the end of the Opportunity Mars mission – 14 years after landing on the red planet & nbsp; January 25, 2004. The Rover rides 28 miles on Mars and discovers signs of past 19659011] Andrew McCarthy