‘Clearest Image of Moon’ By 16-Year-Old Boy Goes Viral

'Clearest Image of Moon' By 16-Year-Old Boy Goes Viral
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A 16-year-old Pune boy named Prathamesh Jaju shot around 50,000 pictures and placed them together to get the clearest image of he moon.

Prathmesh Jaju is a 16-year-old boy who studies in class 10th shot around 50,000 pictures and placed them together in order to get the clearest and sharpest image of the moon.

The overall process took him 40 hours for the final output. He collected different photos and videos and with them help of them processed one clear image with the help of 50,000 images.

Speaking to ANI, Jaju said, “I captured the image on May 3 at 1 am. I captured for around four hours with videos and images. It took 38-40 hours for processing. The reason behind 50,000 pictures was to get the clearest picture of the moon. I stitched them together and sharpened the image to see crisp details of the moon. The raw data was 100 GB and after processing it, the data turned bigger so it was around 186 GB. When I stitched them together, the final file was around 600 MB.”

After asking about his inspiration and idea he said, “I read some articles and saw some YouTube videos to learn how to capture these images. I learned the processing.”

He studies in class 10th in Vidya Bhavan School, Pune. His mother is housewife well, his father is in computer sales and repairing business. His interest are in Photography and atheletics.

Talking about his desire for future he said, “I want to become an astrophysicist and study astronomy professionally but astrophotography is just a hobby for me right now”.

He shared his images of the moon on Instagram that recently has over 17,000 likes.

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