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Saturday, 14 April 2012

Video through the telescope West of the Moon

These two clips of the west of the Moon, has several craters in the overwhelming light of the Sun.

Video 1 starts with a large area called Oceanus Procellarum south of the crater Aristarchus.
Then comes the images of the extreme terminal west of the Moon. At second 28, the crater Grimaldi, is observed as dark stain, left.
At second 42, crater Byrgius appears directly in the center, with Byrgius A which has an albedo very high, and rays that extend from it, over 400 km.
From minute 1:06 is crater Schickard.

Video 2 shows a whole Moon, with craters mentioned above, if you look west of it.

Video: Victor Lupu
Optics: CelestronC8 "-Newtonian telescope, plossl20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX-105
Filter: no
Date: 20/07/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing and editing: Sony Vegas 10


Álvaro Cardoso said...

Excellent captures! Thanks for share and keep the good work! ;-)

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