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Moon crater Philolaus

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#1 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 24 April 2010 - 04:08 PM

Dear observers,

this night the terminator and the libration shows the crater Phililoaus under favourate light. I sketched it. The smaller of the two is Philolaus G.
Philolaus has a double ring which expands asymmetrically to the south and the west of the crater.
Again I used my 6 inch Mak at 144x. Time was 20:50 UT.

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#2 frank5817



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Posted 24 April 2010 - 09:07 PM


Another fine sketch of a crater pair. That shape is unusual isn't it. Philolaus is a target I have not sketched.
You really caught it at a great time. :bow: :cool: :rainbow:

Frank :)

#3 mikesemmler



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Posted 25 April 2010 - 01:51 AM

Hi Uwe - very good job - congratulation


#4 rerun


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Posted 25 April 2010 - 07:10 AM

Hallo Uwe,

tolle Zeichnung. :jump:
I haven't sketched this crater until now.Craters near the north or south pol of the moon are more difficult to sketch than the others.Good sketch thank you for sharing with us.



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