Gallery – Moon

Moon (86% waxing gibbous) through 80mm refractor

Moon (86% waxing gibbous) through 80mm refractor

Twilight Moon. 32% waxing crescent. Canon 1100D attached to 480mm f6 telescope (with field flattener) via M48 adapter. 100 ISO and 1/250 second exposure.

Twilight Moon. 32% waxing crescent. Canon 1100D attached to 480mm f6 telescope (with field flattener) via M48 adapter. 100 ISO and 1/250 second exposure.

Theophilus is the shadowed crater just below the mid-part of the terminator. The dark hexagonal structure to the right is Mare Crisium, a basalt covered region.

Lunar mosaic of 3 images

Lunar mosaic of 3 images. Canon 1100D through Nexstar 8SE with a T-adapter

Tycho is the bright complex crater towards the south with a bright ray system of ejecta.

Half of a half Moon

There is a nice row of six craters just to the right of the terminator – from North to South,

1. Ptolemaeus flat crater filled with lava
2. Alphonsus (contains a dark halo zone of lunar volcanism)
3. Arzachel complex crater with central peaks and terracing.
4. Purbach
5. Regiomontanus
6. Walther

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