Geekologie Reader and photographer Douglas Saunders decided to see what would happen if he took a picture with his iPhone 4 through the eyepiece of his uncle's telescope. This is the resulting image. Pretty impressive, huh? I thought so. So impressive, in fact, I was inspired to do a little of my own iPhone-telephotography this weekend. Didn't I, girls tanning by the rooftop pool across from my apartment building? What? I'm an asstronomer! *swish*
Hit the jump for a shot of the rig used.
Photo Of The Moon Taken With My IPhone [douglassonders]
Thanks to Douglas, who probably didn't have to deal with the moon flipping him off and calling the police.
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Note: The high-res versions of the landing sites are HERE (Apollo 12), HERE (Apollo 14) and HERE (Apollo 17).
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