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Images by astronomical telescope Lunar Craters Rheita and Metius

Rheita and Metius42 frames at 90% best quality in Registax.

Rheita and Metius. 329 frames at 83% best quality in Registax.

Rheita and Metius (70 km/88 km), are two distinct craters on the Moon southeast. Between them, there is a very long ditch called Vallis Rheita. This name was given because it starts from the crater Rheita, continuing to the south of the Moon, beyond the crater Young D.

Rheita's western edge, is superimposed over the valley to its north. This crater has interior walls bombarded by several smaller impacts, and a mountain is centrally located on the floor.

Metius is a circular crater with a few central peaks that form a semicircle and a smaller crater east of the floor, called Metius B (14 km). To the south west is a new crater, located on the floor of the large crater Janssen, called Fabricius (78 km). New, because the eastern edge overlaps southwest edge of Metius.

   Image processing in Registax of a video that have taken more shots, merged to form a single image. View this video in which I processed these images.

42 frames at 90% best quality in Registax.
74 frames at 85% best quality in Registax.

Images are processings from Registax, of a video from which were taken a variety of shots, merged to form a single image.

Age of the Moon: 17 days
Phase: 93% (0% = New, 100% = full)
Distance: 394.960 km

Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, 20mm Plossl, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5) motorized
Camera: Sony CX130
Filter: no
Date: 31/12/2012
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: Registax, FastStone Image Viewer


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