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Sunday, 22 July 2012

Montes Caucasus telescope images of the Moon

Montes Caucasus, are a continuation of Montes Apenninus, and part of the rim of Mare Imbrium impact basin. Alexander crater (82 km), which looks like a canker in the Caucasus Mountains, is their right, not far from Calippus crater (33 km), which is located in the middle of the mountains.
   In the second photo above, is central crater Burg, in the middle of Lacus Mortis.

 The image below with the names of features of this area, is processed in Registax. All Registax pictures are found here: Registax: Alexander Crater and Montes Caucasus Images through the telescope.

Photographer: Victor Lupu 
Optics: Celestron C8-inch reflector telescope-Newtonian, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Camera: Sony HDR CX105
Filter: No
Date: 20/07/2011 
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: Video captures


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