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Observation by Bill Leatherbarrow: Sunrise over Sinus Iridum

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Bill Leatherbarrow

Observer

Bill Leatherbarrow

Observed

2021 Jan 23 - 20:21

Uploaded

2021 Jan 24 - 11:27

Objects

The Moon

Equipment
  • OMC300 Mak-Cass
  • ASI290MM camera
  • Astronomik 742nm IR filter
Location

Sheffield

Target name

Sinus Iridum

Title

Sunrise over Sinus Iridum

About this image

Couldn't resist the dramatic sight of Sinus Iridum at the terminator last night, with half of the 'bay' still in shadow but the high rim catching the sunlight. My eyes aren't what they were, but I suspected I could see this with the naked eye as a slight deformation of the Moon's terminator.

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