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Monday, 25 August 2014

North Moon. Montes and Vallis Alpes

To the east of the crater Plato, Alpes mountains are situated , some scattered mountains, cut in two by a "sword" called Vallis Alpes.
In the upper left corner, see an isolated mountain on Mare Imbrium called Mons Pico.
Mons Pico, probably was named by Schröter for the Pico von Teneriffe (Teide).

Image from 29 april 2012.

Moon Age: 9.05 days
Phase: 70.5% (0% = New, 100% = Full)
Distance: 399.221 km

Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, 20mm Plossl, 2x barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Camera: Sony CX130
Filter: no
Date: 10/03/2014
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: FastStone Image Viewer


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