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Saturday, 26 February 2011

Heraclitus and Licetus craters

Photo A
Photo B-Registax 17 frames processed at 95% highest quality on 09.02.2011
          Heraclitus-in photo A  is a complex crater and is located in rugged mountainous areas south of the Moon.The crater is 90 kilometers in diameter and 3.8 kilometers deep. Licetus-and Heraclitus are together and form the southern end.  Cuvier is at west and north is Lilius. East of Heraclitus, in the shadow of the camera is a small satellite crater, Heraclitus K.

     In photo B Heraclitus is on the bottom- central.Other craters seen here are Mutus (78 km.)-at the top left which.Inside Mutus are two small craters: mutus B and V. Manzinus (98 km), is above but central in photo B. Jacobi (68 km), who seems pinched, is located in the center of photo.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The location description above, refers to an inverted image as seen through a telescope.

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lupu victor said...

Yes. It is an area from the south of the Moon. Ofcourse it is inverted :)

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