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Monday, 10 November 2014

How do the craters looks through an astronomical telescope. Tycho.

Tycho crater (85 km) is impressive in any light, and is easily distinguished among other craters around, especially because its shape and very long and intense rays that start from it.

Here, Tycho is half in darkness, shadow which bypasses the central peak on the floor, being left in the light.

Around it, there are many small holes, which are its satellite craters, and of other craters as of Heinsius (64 km) and Pictet (62 km).

Dark craters left are Longomontanus (145 km) and Montanari (77 km).
Moon Age: 9.05 days
Phase: 70.5% (0% = New, 100% = Full)
Distance: 399.221 km

Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, 20mm Plossl, 2x barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Camera: Sony CX130
Filter: no
Date: 10/03/2014
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
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