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Sunday, 17 April 2011

Lacus Timoris

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

         Lacus Timoris (Latin for "Lake of Fear") is a small Mare on the Moon. It is located at 38.8 ° S, 27.3 ° W and is 117 km in diameter. It was discovered in 1976 and its name was approved by the International Astronomical Union.

Lacus Timoris lies between the craters  Capuanus (60 km) at east and Hainzel (70 km) at west.


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