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Mare Nectaris, 27th May 2020

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About this observation
Observer
Chris Hooker
Time of observation
27/05/2020 - 22:25
Object
Moon
Observing location
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Equipment
Meade LX-10 20 cm SCT
2x Barlow
ZWO ASI174MM camera
Baader 610 nm & IR-cut filters
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After the unfortunate scrub of the Crew Dragon launch, I consoled myself by imaging the Moon, nicely placed in the western sky. Mare Nectaris has the very deep crater Theophilus to the north-west, and the partly-flooded Fracastorius to the south. The seeing was good so there is plenty of fine detail in the highlands around the mare.

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