High Resolution Lunar Images – December 20, 2015 – Part II

The second part of the results from the December 20th lunar imaging session. The first part can be found here.

Same variable seeing conditions and same equipment. And same problems with the dew onto the secondary mirror which forced me to increase the gain on the camera quite a lot; hence the noisy shots.

First image shows the crater Copernicus near the terminator and Eratosthenes nearby. Lots of secondaries and some buried craters are visible between these two large ones.

CopernicusErathostenesMax2015.jpg

The second image shows crater Bullialdus and also crater Kies (upper margin) and the nearby dome Kies Pi (to the right of Kies):

BullialdusMax2015.jpg

The last shot presents crater Pitatus and its rimae and also the concentric crater Hesiodus-A:

PitatusMax2015.jpg

One Response to “High Resolution Lunar Images – December 20, 2015 – Part II”

  1. […] with good seeing. The following shots were acquired on the night of December 20 (original post here). The setup included the 355mm F/5 Newtonian and the ASI 120MM-S camera, and the seeing conditions […]

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