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#1 Migwan

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Posted 13 April 2019 - 02:27 PM

Sorry for the quality of the picture.  It is the first time I have tried to take a picture through an eyepiece with a cell phone and this is the best one of a few.   Visually, the two objects were symmetrical with sharp edges, but that may be difficult to tell in this rather out of focus pic.   It was taken at 127x it only gets worse when cropped.

 

Th objects I am concerned with are on the right edge of the moon near the bottom and are a little out of place with their brightness.   jd

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Posted 13 April 2019 - 03:17 PM

Hi Migwan,

this upper is Mons Pico but I did not found name of this this lower mountain.

 

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Posted 13 April 2019 - 04:41 PM

 Thanks.  I'll have a look for that.  jd

 

Edit;  Guess its Pico B (beta).  They were sure enough lit up last night. 


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Posted 14 April 2019 - 01:57 AM

Migwan,

 

You will find the LROC Quick map helpful . You can click on Nomenclature and get the IAU official names .

Pico Beta is the old name but it is not the official name. So far it doesn't have one so the old name is used.

https://quickmap.lro...RnpEoAsjZwLrc0A

 

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Posted 15 April 2019 - 03:59 PM

Are you talking about the two white objects, vaguely teardrop shaped, and one is oriented 90 degrees to the other?

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 04:45 AM

Migwan,

 

You will find the LROC Quick map helpful . You can click on Nomenclature and get the IAU official names .

Pico Beta is the old name but it is not the official name. So far it doesn't have one so the old name is used.

https://quickmap.lro...RnpEoAsjZwLrc0A

 

Frank

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Thanks for the link.  That is way better than what I used to find that name.  jd



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Posted 16 April 2019 - 04:46 AM

Are you talking about the two white objects, vaguely teardrop shaped, and one is oriented 90 degrees to the other?

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