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Friday, 19 October 2012

Rima Ariadaeus and Julius Caesar Pictures by telescope

Rima Ariadaeus goes eastward over the wavy terrain between Agrippa and Julius Caesar, to meet with Mare Tranquillitatis border to the east. Rima Ariadaeus is 220 km long, and in some places is 9 km wide. It is one of the most impressive Rille of the Moon.
Note the large eroded crater Julius Caesar (90 km) to the northeast.
Other features that are seen here are Sinus Honoris, craters like Ross, Maclear and Sosigenes, Plinius and Menelaus.

Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, 20mm Plössl, 2x barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Camera: Sony CX130
Filter: no
Date: 04/27/2012
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: video capture, FastStone Image Viewer

The above image was created on Date: 10.02.2011 Location: Baia Mare, Romania, Processing: Sony Vegas 10 video capture.


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