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#1 Epox75

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Posted 04 June 2020 - 03:11 AM

A few days ago I posted a picture of the Moon in IR-RGB: https://www.cloudyni...ing-gibbous-65/

 

Today I was reprocessing the IR channel while I noticed this "line". To be sure it wasn't anything weird with the IR channel I checked also the RBG and the line was there.

The picture was taken at 600mm focal so I resampled 2x just the line area, it's right at the center of the picture. Anyone knows what it is? .. a crevasse maybe? I just find it interesting and I'm curious about it. 
Moon 31052020 IR.jpg

 


Edited by Epox75, 04 June 2020 - 03:21 AM.

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#2 cbrunfranc

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Posted 04 June 2020 - 03:23 AM

If i'm not mistaken, it is Rupes Recta.

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#3 BQ Octantis

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Posted 04 June 2020 - 03:24 AM

It's Rupes Recta, all right! I captured ("discovered"?) it for the first time two nights ago. Check out Aeroman4907's beautifully pigmented shot of the area:

 

https://www.cloudyni...ium/?p=10235472

 

This month's Cosmic Challenge includes this very feature. Suggest you add yours to that post:

 

https://www.cloudyni...-and-rima-birt/

 

BQ


Edited by BQ Octantis, 04 June 2020 - 03:30 AM.

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#4 Epox75

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Posted 04 June 2020 - 03:31 AM

If i'm not mistaken, it is Rupes Recta.

Regards

Christophe

 

 

It's Rupes Recta, all right! I captured ("discovered"?) it for the first time two nights ago. Check out Aeroman4907's beautifully pigmented shot of the area:

 

https://www.cloudyni...ium/?p=10235472

 

This month's Cosmic Challenge includes this very feature. Suggest you add yours to that post:

 

https://www.cloudyni...-and-rima-birt/

 

BQ

Thanks for the information, I will add it for sure. 

 

Andrea




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