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Posted 20 October 2020 - 09:32 AM

Petavius crater, approx 109 miles across and 2 miles deep, the mountains in the center are 1 mile high. It has a distinctive straight rille that runs from center to the craters edge. Daytime infrared 462c

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Posted 20 October 2020 - 09:42 AM

Petavius crater, approx 109 miles across and 2 miles deep, the mountains in the center are 1 mile high. It has a distinctive straight rille that runs from center to the craters edge. Daytime infrared 462c

Thanks for this! I'll always have a soft-spot for Petavius. It was the very first lunar crater that I sketched, back in 1956, with my brand-new Spacek EQ-mounted 4.25" Newtonian.  biggrin.png


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Posted 20 October 2020 - 09:46 AM

Pretty cool, I’m kinda learning the moon one crater at a time, just looking them up to study as I photograph them

Thanks for this! I'll always have a soft-spot for Petavius. It was the very first lunar crater that I sketched, back in 1956, with my brand-new Spacek EQ-mounted 4.25" Newtonian.  biggrin.png


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