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Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Oenopides crater.

Oenopides (67 Km.) is a lunar crater that is located on the northwestern edge of the Moon, and therefore appear stretched when viewed from Earth. It adjoining on southwest to the crater Babbage (in photo: the large one from the east).
Oenopides is an old crater has been heavily eroded by subsequent impacts, leaving a lower outer edge. There is a gap in the south-east and the interior is attached to the Mare Frigoris on south. The floor is marked by small other craters.

Magnitude: -12.03
Phase: 70.5% (0% = new, 100% = full)
Distance: 398.311 km
Sidereal Period: 27.32 days
Illuminated: 92.2%

Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian astronomical telescope 
Eyepiece: Plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Camera: Sony CX130
Filter: no
Date: 14/03/2014
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: FastStone Image Viewer


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