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Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Crater Hommel and other characteristics of south area of the Moon

Hommel (125 km), is a large complex crater, with several structures that overlap it. This large crater is covered with secondary craters: Hommel A, B, C, D, H, and P.
North of Hommel is Pitiscus, and two prominent craters, Vlacq and Rosenberger at east.

 Pitiscus (82 km), is a sharp-edged crater with a mountain of 12 km length centrally located in the eastern end of which is bowl-shaped deep crater Pitiscus A (9 km).

Vlacq (89km) is a large crater with a sharp edge to the east and the west wall is somewhat eroded. On its center is a proeminent mountain with a length of 19 km. Sunk into the floor, is a anonymous crater, 5 km, at the northern end of the mountain, and to the west is another crater, somewhat oval, of 11 km.

Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, 20mm Plössl, 2x barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Camera: Sony CX130
Filter: no
Date: 04/27/2012
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: video capture, FastStone Image Viewer

Photo above is for guidance and was made in February 9, 2011.


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