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Thursday, 15 September 2011

The impact of Kepler crater-telescope images

Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX105 to 4x zoom
Total magnitude: 400x zoom
Filter: No
Date: 05/14/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: FastStone, video capture

Kepler (32 km diameter) , period is a crater from copernican period named after a german astronomer Johannes Kepler, famous for the three laws of planetary motion. The impact boulder that created the crater Kepler was strong enough to cause a continues blanket on the impact,that excavated the material  from the deep. Surface material was thrown at distance from the crater, while material from the depth of the crater was cast on the rim.


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