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High Resolution Lunar Astrophotography
with Atik 2HS CCD camera and 15cm f/10 Intes-Micro Alter M603 Maksutov-Cassegrain
Jim Ferreira  BakerSt@comcast.net Livermore, CA
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Southern end of Rupes Altai in evening light, crater Piccolomini at top of image.
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Crater Piccolomini in slighly higher angle sunlight.
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High angle sun image of crater Aristarchus and its complex ray system in Oceanus Procellarum, flooded crater Prinz at right, Vallis Schroteri visible directly behind Aristarchus with crater Herodotus immediate upper left of Aristarchus.
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Crater Birt and Rima Birt and Rupes Recta at edge of Mare Nubium, shallow crater Thebit, prominent Arzachel with Rimae Arzachel visible at right on the crater floor, crater Alpetragius with central massif, above.
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Crater Burg sits near the center of Lacus Mortis, Rimae Burg at upper left.
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225 km diameter walled plain Clavius, flat floored Biancanus at upper left.
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High angle sun view of rayed crater Copernicus.
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Left to right, flat floored crater Calippus, Eudoxus and Aristoteles, flooded crater Egede center top.
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Walled plain Fracastorius with crater Beaumont above, Mare Nectris in darkness at right.
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Walled plain Fracastorius in higher angle sun.
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Montes Apenninus with Rima Hadley at center and Rima Bradley center right.
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Crater Moretus with its central peak and slighly smaller crater Curtius below.
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Crater Pitiscus and larger, heavily cratered Hommel.
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Massive walled plain Plato - note craterlets on the Plato's floor and the section of collapsed wall at left.  Montes Alpes with Vallis Alpes and hint of Vallis Alpes elusive rille.  Mare Frigoris to right and Mare Imbrium at left.
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Mare Serenitatis, crater Dawes near center of image, crater Plinius at right with multiple central peaks, flooded crater Jansen at top of image, Rima Littrow and Dorsa Aldrovandi at left.
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Crater Posidoniu at the edge of Mare Serenitatis
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Craters, left to right, Catharina, Cyrillus and Theophilus
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Distinctive crater Torricelli, Sinus Asperitatis, Mare Tranquillitatis, lower left.
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Rayed crater Tycho
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Mare Crisium, Crater Messier and Messier A at lower left.
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Crater Petavius
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Crater Lengrenus
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