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Monday, 14 November 2011

Telescope images-Rima Hyginus and Hyginus crater

Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX105 at 9x optical zoom
Total Magnification: 900x
Filter: no
Date: 11/05/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: Sony Vegas 10 video captures

Hyginus (11 km), is a small crater, but positioned in such a way that you can not pass it. It is at the crossroads of the two rilles Rima Hyginus, and is located on the Sinus Medii.
Crater was named after Gaius Julius Hyginus (ca. 64 BC - AD 17), a latin author, student of the famous Cornelius Alexander Polyhistor. If is a native of Spain or Alexandria is uncertain.

The image below was made ​​on February 10, 2011.


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