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Clair obscur in Stofler (?)

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#1 doolsduck

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 06:25 AM

With modest equipment and imaging with an iphone, I'm getting the hang of seeing and enjoying the detail in The Moon.  Looking back at an image I took last year to catch the Lunar X and V,  I noticed what to me looked like an little astronaut floating out of a round hatch (Stofler Crater).  Does anybody else see that?  (It's just below another Clair obscur which I'm loosely naming the "Lunar (ahem)... Groin).  I haven't seen anyone refer to it before and I wonder if it has to do with my Southern hemisphere orientation, since when I flip the image it isn't nearly so apparent.  Taken through a cheap 114/900 reflector.  Oh, the second image is a crop which I applied a tilt-shift filter to give the model-like effect you see

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 07:47 AM

Nice terrain.


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Posted 07 August 2019 - 12:00 PM

Yes, now that you mention it, I see it.

 

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#4 Ken Watts

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Posted 09 August 2019 - 04:46 PM

Checked back on images I took on 9/8/2016 and there it is!  Fun to see that "dead" Luna is alive with new things!


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Posted 10 August 2019 - 08:36 PM

http://www.lunar-occ...ays/stofler.htm

 

http://www.lunar-occ...ys/stoflerp.htm

 

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#6 doolsduck

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:34 AM

thank for the replies everyone

 

Checked back on images I took on 9/8/2016 and there it is!  Fun to see that "dead" Luna is alive with new things!

Indeed it is Ken.  I'm not sure if this counts as a real clair obscur, but it is fun to go looking.

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