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Friday, 11 July 2014

Observational Astronomy by telescope. Goldschmidt crater.

Goldschmidt (120 km) is a lunar crater located on the north, as we see it from Earth. The way in which looks makes it easily recognizable due to its wavy edge, but also because the edge of the west is a crater called Anaxagoras (51 km), crater which, although small, is responsible for the white rays scattered throughout the area.
These craters are actually circular, not oval, but because of their position on the Moon, are seen in this way.

Age of the Moon: 11 days
Distance: 386 658
Phase: 85% (0% = New, 100% = Full)

Optical Telescope: Celestron C8" Newtonian, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX-130
Video Mode: Full HD 1920x1080 progressive
Filter: no
Date: 23/03/2013
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing and editing: Sony Vegas 10

The picture above is made on April 13, 2011.


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