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Moonscape around Plato

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#1 rolandlinda3

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Posted 11 May 2014 - 07:42 PM

We recently had an observing session where the target region ran from Plato to the Alpine Valley. So this blog post (address below my signature) shows the observing sheet and tells some of the followers of the blog what we do when we broadcast as well as observe. Thought some of you might like the post. There is religious content.

#2 frank5817

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Posted 11 May 2014 - 07:52 PM

Roland and Linda,

A wonderful post.
Your lunar sketch here is very impressive and accurately presented.

Frank :)

#3 rolandlinda3

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 10:37 AM

Thanks so much, Frank. Was a fun time.

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 02:33 PM

Roland,

An excellent observation of Plato to the Alpine Valley. This is an interesting region of the Moon to study. My best to you and Linda.

Regards,
Carlos

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 03:42 PM

Roland,

Very nice sketch of the Moonscape around Plato :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

Tom

#6 rolandlinda3

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 08:02 PM

Yes, it is a great place to study. I have been there a few times...usually for just the crater or the valley, but not both. It was fun.


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