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Theophilus, Cyrillus and Catharina

On the image below you see Theophilus, Cyrillus and Catharina between the lunar terminator and Mare Nectaris. The Altai scarp is beautifully lit, and at the southern end of the Altai Scarp lies Piccolomini with its central peak clearly visible.

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The image was taken on March 16 2005 with the Coolpix 4500, the TAL 200K and a 20mm Vixen Lanthanum eyepiece. The Moon was 5 days old.

Posted by Math on 03/19 at 12:02 PM
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