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#1 rg55

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 03:43 PM

Apollo 14 landing site.

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 07:39 PM

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 08:34 PM

Excellent! :waytogo: :like:

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 01:47 AM

I did a little more sharpening and added a precise label to where the exact landing site of Apollo 14 is. It is roughly 30 miles north of the northern rim of Fra Mauro. I like to use the craters Fra Mauro Y, J, and D to guide myself to the location of the site. Under low sun angle, I can see the site location just off the west edge of a small low ridge, although the finer craters used in final navigation by the descending astronauts are not visible in my scope. Clear skies to you.

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#5 rg55

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:06 AM

Thanks, Geoff and Dana!

Thank you David for the annotation. I've been working on a presentation of all of the Apollo sites imaged through my telescope. Lets me follow in their footsteps.

#6 Andy Devey

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 07:37 AM

Excellent work Richard

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 10:31 AM

Nice work, Everybody!!






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