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Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Hainzel Moon crater

Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian reflector telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony HDR CX105
Filter: No
Date: 13/02/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: video capture
        Hainzel (70 km) shadow-filled crater is the center-right in photo, is located between Schiller and Capuanus craters.
      Hainzel is a member of a trio of overlapsed craters.Is situated on the west (east in photo) of Lacus Timoris in the southwest sector of the Moon. Mee (132 km), -he's also shadowy in photo on the right, is attached to the northeastern edge of Hainzel.
      Hainzel forms the northern part of the group, and is overlaid with Hainzel C, and then Hainzel A in the south. Hainzel A is the most intact and also the youngest of them. Both Hainzel A and C have central peaks.


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