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Wrinkles near Sinus Iridium

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#1 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 26 December 2009 - 04:25 PM

Sinus Iridium was half in the shadow and looked very attracting. In the near Mare Imbrium one can find quit a lot of wrinkles. (15-cm-Mak@144x, Dec 26th, 20:50UT)

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#2 Jef De Wit

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Posted 26 December 2009 - 04:44 PM

Again we both looked at the Moon the same night! I like your sketch a lot, especially the wrinkles (I had to look up that one in the dictionnary) are nicely done. I put my sketch of this evening with a post from Frank (see Euclides/Montes Riphaeus).

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Posted 26 December 2009 - 05:53 PM


An excellent observation of Mare Iridium. You have recorded the mare ridges (wrinkles) very nicely. Thank you for sharing it with us all.


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Posted 26 December 2009 - 10:34 PM


Beautiful rendering of this feature at Sinus Iridum! :bow: :bow: :bow:

I wished I was looking last night as that is one of my favorite regions of the moon. I have sketched around it a few times >



So I will go out tonight even though we have high winds.

Thanks for posting as you inspired me!


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Posted 27 December 2009 - 02:06 AM


Very well done. These wrinkles are amazing when the light is just right. Your capture is very impressive. :bow: :rainbow: :cool:

Frank :)

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Posted 27 December 2009 - 02:17 AM


Excellent job! I really like how you captured the wrinkles. No observing for me tonight as the in-laws are here and the wife wanted family time which is fine. Tomorrow I should go out. Thank you for the inspiration!

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