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Sunday, 27 March 2011

Reinhold and Lansberg Moon craters

Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian reflector telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony HDR CX105
Filter: No
Date: 13/02/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: video capture
The two craters Lansberg and Reinhold lies near the crater Copernicus on the Moon's center region.
         Reinhold (48 km.)-at the bottom left is a monthly impact crater, located southwest of Copernicus,on Mare Insularum. In the northeast is crater Lansberg (39 km.) .The interior walls are slightly terraced and shows irregular outer ramparts. Southwest is a smaller crater, flooded, Reinhold B.

        Lansberg (39 km.) has a raised rim and has a mountain in the center. There are terraces along the interior crater walls.It is not visible eroded, and no significant impact craters inside.


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