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Sunrise over the Moretus-Newton area, 23 May 2018

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Observer
Bill Leatherbarrow
Time of observation
23/05/2018 - 21:13
Object
Craters Moretus and Newton
Observing location
Sheffield
Equipment
OMS300 Mak-Cass
ASI290MM camera
Astronomik IR742nm pass filter
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This image, like the one of Clavius that follows, was taken the evening before the one of the same area that I posted on this site on May 27th. Seeing on this occasion was nowhere near as good, and the AVI files promised little, but Autostakkert3 and Registax 6 delivered their usual magic and managed to make something out of a sow's ear. I often wonder what Harold Hill, the great selenographer who had a particular interest in the South polar regions and Clavius, would have made of the possibilities offered by technology today to those significantly less gifted than he.

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