Usually, most of the detail is washed out because there aren't any shadows to show depth and texture.
Taken by John Chumack from Ohio, he writes "I could not pass up the chance to nab this Harvest Moon with my telescope from my backyard in Dayton. It was mostly clear, but some high clouds floating around, so I gave it a shot....using a 12 megapixel Canon Rebel Xsi DSLR & my 6" diameter F8 (1219 mm)Cave reflector telescope. It came out very detailed, so I thought I'd share it with everyone.
This is a 1/400 of a second exposure at ISO 400..."
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