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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

Uwe,

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

Michael

#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.

CS

Markus


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