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Saturday, 5 March 2011

Moon craters - astronomy pictures through telescope

All these pictures are made on 09.02.2011 and I decided to post all of them in a single article
Piccolomini crater (88 km.) in the center pf the photo,and Rupes Altai is the rim that goes down below the crater.(photo above and below)
Apianus G is in the center.Above Apianus G, on right is Apianus (63 km),and on left is Playfair (48 km.)
Aliacensis (80 km.) is on the right of picture,and Werner (70 km.) below it.
Aristoteles (87 km.)-the bigest one, and Euxodus (67 km.)-below.
Hommel and Pitiscus craters-are on center-lower of the photo above
Craters aligned from left to right: Rheita E (the elonged one),Rheita(70 km.),Metius (88 km.) and Fabricius (78 km.)
Crater Janssen (190 km.)-the big one on the left-down,Vlacq (89 km.) and Rosenberger (96 km.) on right
The two craters combined in the center are Watt (66 km.) and Steinheil (67 km.) below it.
Barocius (82 km.) on right-center.Under, is in shadow, Maurolycus (114 km.)
Rupes Altai is the mountain chain-up from left to right.On the right in photo is Zagut (84 km.)
Dalambre Crater (52 km.) which is in the center, beneath is Taylor A and Taylor (41x34 km.)
On the Mare Tranquillitatis are Plinius crater (43 km.) is in left-center, Ross (26 km.) south-east of Plinus, and Arago at the bottom left.

Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian reflector telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony HDR CX105
Filter: No
Date: 09/02/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: Sony Vegas 10 Registax


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