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Friday, 8 April 2011

Clavius crater - video captures

Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian reflector telescope, 20mm plossl, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony HDR CX105
Filter: No
Date: 13/02/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: snapshots

        Clavius crater , is the third largest visible on the Moon and also one of the oldest craters on the Moon. Clavius ​​is approximately 225 km (140 miles) and was formed by an asteroid impact about four billion years ago. Although it is well preserved, Clavius ​​show his age through several small craters impacts within that later formed.
    Clavius ​​is located on south of the crater Tycho, coordinates 58.4 ° S 14.4 ° W. It is named after German mathematician and astronomer Christopher Klaus (1538-1612), whose name was latinized Christop Clavius​​.
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