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Observation by Bill Leatherbarrow: Mountains south of Plato

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Bill Leatherbarrow


Bill Leatherbarrow


2021 Apr 22 - 20:45


2021 Apr 27 - 16:56


The Moon

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


Target name

Plato, Montes Recti, Montes Teneriffe and Mons Pico


Mountains south of Plato

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Unfavourable libration is not always a bad thing. In this image the tilt to the north offers a more oblique view of the mountains on Mare Imbrium south of Plato. This enhances their three-dimensional appearance.

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