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Waning Gibbous Moon 21 Dec 2013, 



    
        

            Peter Ilas

Waning Gibbous Moon 21 Dec 2013

Waning Gibbous Moon 21 Dec 2013, 



    
        

            Peter Ilas

Waning Gibbous Moon 21 Dec 2013

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
SLOOH T2HM C14" f/11
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST-10XME
Filters
Clear · Blue · Red · Green
Software
Maxim DL 5 MaximDL 5

Acquisition details

Date: Dec. 21, 2013

Time: 06:48

Resolution: 2184x1472

Locations: SLOOH Teide, Canary Islands, Mt. Teide, Canary Islands, Spain

Description

This picture shows central part of the Wanning Moon as at 21 Dec 2013 at 06:48 UTC.
At the bottom left corner there is Copernicus Crater, diameter 93 km, with long light rays
On the top right direction from the Copernicus Crater you can see Montes (mountains) Apenninus long 401 km where in Northern part of it Apollo 15 landed (4th manned landing, 1st long-duration mission spending 3 Earth days and 1st rover on the Moon).
In the top right part of the picture there are parts of 2 large seas: Mare Serenitatis (diameter 707 km) and Mare Tranquillitatis (873 km).

Links to SLOOH images with high-mag and wide-field telescopes:
http://www.slooh.com/viewsnap.php?img=3626124&s=0742
http://www.slooh.com/viewsnap.php?img=3626121&s=4753

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Waning Gibbous Moon 21 Dec 2013, 



    
        

            Peter Ilas