www.mondatlas.de: Version of 19. May 2008
The lunar crescent at an elongation of 5.0°, captured at 08:40 MESZ (UT+2) on 15. June 2007, 3hours 27minutes after (geocentric) conjunction.
The image above shows the lunar crescent at an elongation that had not previously been acchieved from the ground and was even considered impossible, due to the "Danjon limit". The following articles give more information on the techniques used to capture such extreme lunar crescents.
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