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Lunar craters: Schickard, Phocylides and Schiller.


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#1 Edison1000

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Posted 24 March 2016 - 04:41 AM

Hi!

Schickard: diameter 227 Km and depth 1.5 Km.

Phocylides: diameter 114 Km and depth 2.1 Km.

Schiller has an elongated shape: diameter 179 X 71 Km and depth 3.9 Km.

(Source Wikipedia)

Telescope reflector aperture 130mm (5.1"), focal length 650mm, eyepiece (1.25") 13mm and Barlow 2X. 

Date: Mar 20, 2016. Hour: 21:16 (01:46 UTC).

Thanks for looking

Edison

P.S. Schiller is L30 in Lunar 100.

https://en.wikipedia.../wiki/Lunar_100

 

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SchillerI.jpg

Position

SchillerO.jpg

 


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Posted 24 March 2016 - 01:01 PM

Nice Shots!  Those are some of my favorite craters when the Moon is full or there about.  Good contrast when the rest of the Moon is overwhelmed.

 

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Posted 25 March 2016 - 06:28 AM

Thank you very much, Bill.

Best Regards,

Edison



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Posted 26 March 2016 - 07:24 AM

Many Thanks Steve and Rick.

Best Regards,

Edison



#5 Beta.Capricorni

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 09:50 PM

great shots i like it!!!!


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Posted 01 April 2016 - 06:38 AM

Thank you very much, Beta Capricorni.

Best Regards,

Edison






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