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Posidonius Crater, 


            Bob Stevenson

Posidonius Crater

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge 11HD

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY174MM

Mounts: iOptron CEM 60

Software: REGISTAX 6  ·  AutoStakkert  ·  Photoshop  ·  SharpCap

Accessory: Tele Vue Powermate 2x - 2"  ·  Robert Brown myFocuserPro2

Resolution: 821x705

Locations: Backyard, Bortle Class 8, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


Posidonius crater is a great example of a fractured floor crater with a wonderful 130km long rille running across the crater floor.

The Planetary Society has a great oblique view of the rille here:

This monochrome image was taken with an Astronomik ProPlanet 742 IR-Pass filter.



Posidonius Crater, 


            Bob Stevenson