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Thursday, 7 July 2011

Video-Aristarchus and Herodotus Moon craters

Craters of the Moon Aristarchus and Herodotus .
Video by : Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX105
Filter: No
Date: 18/11/2010
Aristarchus (40 km diameter) is one of the brightest craters on the Moon, and it is about 500 million years old .It is young, in contrast with Herodotus, an ancient crater. Vallis Schröteri is about 1000 meters depth and describes a half circle of 160 km in lenght.Is the "cord" which leaves the crater Herodotus.


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