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Monday, 18 July 2011

Between Mare Serenitatis and Tranquillitatis

Photographer: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX105
Filter: No
Date: 11/05/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing:  video captures

Between the two large seas Serenitatis and Tranquillitatis, there is this "claw" which are Haemus mountains and some craters as Menelaus or-Bakri.
In these photos is observed the border between these two great Mare,by the color composition of the soil. Mare Serenitatis has a lighter color, and Tranquillitatis ,darker.Crater Plinius is on the top of the "claw".


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