Some forgotten lunar shots from a poor session. The seeing was highly variable that night, but it never exceeded a 6-7/10 value. However, some interesting features were imaged, using the 355mm Newtonian and ASI 174MM with a Red filter.

Mare Crisium and surroundings, including crater Messier at far right:

crisium wide.jpg

A closer look at Crisium, and its rimae:

CrisiumDetail.jpg

Crater Cleomedes and its many rilles crossing the floor:

floor.jpg

Atlas and Hercule; notice the double ringed crater on lower right:

atlas.jpg

Crater Gassendi and surroundings, under almost vertical illumination:

gassendi.jpg

Craters Kepler (left) and Aristarchus (Right) dominating the view, again at almost Full-Moon phase:

Kepler.jpg

Mare Nectaris with Theophilus on its shores:

Theophilus.jpg

Mare Orientale on the limb. Notice the distinct peak towards the right.

orientale basin 1.jpg

A closer look at the peak:

peak.jpg

 

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