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Thursday, 1 September 2011

Central zone of Mare Frigoris images

Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX105 at 5x optical zoom
Total magnification: 500x
Filter: No
Date: 12/05/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: Sony Vegas 10 video captures

Mare Frigoris (Sea of cold ) is an area located north of Mare Imbrium, and extends from the east of Mare Imbrium, to north of Mare Serenitatis . Mare Frigoris material around the north and east is from Imbrian era, and the material of the west is from Eratosthenian era . Mare Frigoris it is possible that can be a part of the great and ancient sea basin Procellarum, but
this theory is still disputed. It is the fifth largest sea in size. All seas (Mare) covers approximately 320,000 km square of the moon's visible surface.
 Mare Frigoris has an elongated form when viewed through a telescope, with a width of 200 and a length of 1800 km.

The image below is a video capture made ​​on July 20, 2011.


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