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Saturday, 17 September 2011

Maginus and Orontius Craters-telescope images

Orontius crater (122 km), is on the bottom of the photos above, along with Huggins (65 km), Nasiredden (52 km) and Miller (75 km). All these are in descending order and are joined to each other.In this area there are some big, big craters, as Maginus (163 km), at the top of the photo, Clavius ​​(225 km), Walther (128 km), and others.
The picture below is older and is for guidance.
Below is Maginus (163 km), located in the center photo. Over all these craters .Tycho crater (85 km) rays, are covering almost the entire southern hemisphere of the Moon.
Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Eyepiece Adapter: 1.25 "
Device: Sony CX105 at 7x optical zoom
Total Magnification: 700x
Filter: No
Date: 12/05/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: video captures, FastStone Image Viewer
Images are upside down, as seen through the telescope.


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