Clavius 6.2.2017
 
Clavius and surroundings. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Copernicus 6.2.2017
 
Copernicus and surroundings. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Mare Nubium, Bullialdus 6.2.2017
 
61 km wide crater located in the western part of the Mare Nubium. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Sinus iridum 6.2.2017
 
Sinus Iridum in a very sharp light angle. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Aristarchus, Herodotus and Vallis Schröteri. 8.2.2017
 
Strange system with lots of details, Väisälä crater is also visible.
 
   
Moon mosaic 4.3.2017
 
A mosaic made from 50 000 images in several pieces. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 6.3.2017
 
A big stretch of the Moon along the border of light and darkness. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 6.3.2017
 
The same area an hour later.
 
   
Anaxagoras, Goldschmidt, Barrow, Meton, Scoresby 6.3.2017
 

The area close to Lunar north pole. Link to a bigger picture.

 
   
Archimedes 6.3.2017
 
Archimedes is a 83 km wide flat floored crater on the Mare Imbrium.
 
   
Archimedes, Aristillus 6.3.2017
 
Archimedes and Aristillus 1,5 hours later. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Aristillus, Autolycus 6.3.2017
 
Aristillus is a 55 km wide and 3,6 km deep crater on the Mare Imbrium.
 
   
Arzachel 6.3.2017
 
Arzachel is a 96 km wide and 3,6 km deep crater with a 1,5 km high central peak.
 
   
Cassini 6.3.2017
 
Unusual shaped Cassini and the lonely mountain of Mons Piton.
 
   
Cassini 6.3.2017
 
Same region 1,5 hours later.
 
   
Pallas Murchison 6.3.2017
 
Strange looking eroded pair of craters. This has also been a place for LTP sightings.
 
   
Plato 6.3.2017
 
Plato with really long shadows on the crater floor. Also Vallis Alpes is seen to the right.. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Vallis Alpes 6.3.2017
 
A lunar valley that bisects Montes Alpes range. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Werner, Aliacensis 6.3.2017
 
A 70 km wide 4,2 km deep crater with a central peak. Aliacensis is slightly larger 79 km crater. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Aristoteles, Eudoxus 3.4.2017
 
87 km wide Aristoteles forms a prominent pairing with the nearby Eudoxus, a 37 km crater to the south.
 
   
Delambre 3.4.2017
 
Located to the southwest of the Mare Tranquilitatis, this crater is 52 km in diameter.
 
   
Maurolycus 3.4.2017
 
Maurolycus is a 114 km wide 4,7 km deep crater in the southern highland region of the Moon .Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina 3.4.2017
 
The crater group in high sun angle. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Gutenberg, Goclenius, Magelhaens, Colombo 1.5.207 20.30
 
A group of craters on the side of Mare Nectaris . Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Hercules, Atlas 1.5.2017 20.35
 
Crater pair with large Endymion below. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Janssen, Fabricius 1.5.2017 20.21
 
Large Janssen with Fabricius inside. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Janssen, Fabricius 1.5.2017 20.26
 
Same place in slightly better seeing. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Mare Nectaris 1.5.2017 1.5.2017 19.55
 
A 340 km wide small lunar mare. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Mare Nectaris 1.5.2017 20.10
 
Another image of the mare. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Boussingault, Helmholtz, Boguslawsky 2.5.2017 20.52
 
Deep terraced craters.
 
   
Hercules, Atlas 2.5.2017 20.45
 
Closer look at two very different craters. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
North-East region 2.5.2017
 
Wide view of the region. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Posidonius 2.5.2017 20.29
 
Crater located on the north-eastern edge of Mare Serenitatis. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Rupes Altai 2.5.2017 20.34
 
About 427 km long steep slope in the lunar surface. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina 2.5.2017 21.00
 
Crater triplet next to Mare Nectaris. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina, Mare Nectaris 2.5.2017 21.41
 
Same group little later. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Albategnius and Klein 3.5.2017 20.26
 
Albategnius and 44 km wide Klein.
 
   
Albategnius, Hipparchus 3.5.2017 19.45
 
Hipparchus is 150 km wide eroded crater southeast of Sinus Medii. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Aristoteles, Eudoxus 3.5.2017 20.20
 
A crater pair close to Vallis Alpes. Link to a bigger picture. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Rimae Triesnecker, Rima Hyginus, Rima Ariadaeus 3.5.2017 20.54
 
A large rille complex. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Walther, Stöfler, Maurolycus 3.5.2017 21.32
 
The crater group in sharp shadows. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Montes Apenninus, Hadley Rille 4.5.2017 20.25
 
The massive mountain range and landing site of Apollo 15 (Hadley Rille).
 
   
Montes Apenninus, Hadley Rille 4.5.2017 20.58
 
Half an hour later. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Montes Apenninus, Hadley Rille 4.5.2017 21.07
 
And the last image of this site . Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Rupes Recta 4.5.2017 21.17
 
Rupes Recta or the Straight Wall is a linear fault on the Moon. It is about 110 km long and 240-300 m high. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Rupes Recta 4.5.2017 22.42
 
The same target 1,5 hours later.
 
   
Vallis Alpes 4.5.2017 21.33
 
Vallis Alpes is 166 km, long lunar valley. Crater Plato in on the left and Cassini top right.
 
   
Moon mosaic 5.5.2017 23.17
 
A color mosaic made from 50 000 raw images. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Montes Apenninus, Hadley Rille 5.5.2017 21.05
 
Apollo 15 landing site. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Montes Apenninus, Hadley Rille 5.5.2017 21.13
 
8 minutes later. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Plato, Vallis Alpes 5.5.2017 21.30
 
Vallis Alpes and Plato on the left. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Copernicus 5.5.2017 21.51
 

Copernicus close to terminator. Link to a bigger picture.

 
   
Copernicus 5.5.2017 22.15
 

Same area 25 minutes later.

 
   
Tycho 5.5.2017
 
Tycho is a 86 km wide 4,8 km deep crater and a starting point of bright rays across Lunar surface.
 
   
Clavius, Tycho 5.5.2017 22.22
 
Clavius in the up center and Tycho near left bottom corner. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius 5.5.2017 23.52
 
Same area little later. One can see the movement of the shadows compared to the previous image. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Plato, Vallis Alpes 6.5.2017 21.26
 
Same area a day later. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Plato, Vallis Alpes 6.5.2017 22.45
 
1,5 hours later. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius 6.5.2017 21.10
 
Clavius, a 231 km wide 3,5 km deep crater with lots of dfifferent size tiny craters inside it.
 
   
Clavius 6.5.2017 21.12
 
Clavius in average seeing. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius 6.5.2017 22.45
 
Yet another from the same session. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius 6.5.2017 23.15
 
And the last one. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Bullialdus, Mare Nubium 6.5.2017 21.02
 

61 km wide crater located in the western part of the Mare Nubium.

 
   
Copernicus 6.5.2017 21.33
 

93 km wide crater with clearly visible rays around it. Link to a bigger picture.

 
   
Copernicus 6.5.2017 22.37
 
Slightly better image an hour later. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Hadley Rille 6.5.2017 21.21
 
Apollo 15 landing site. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Sinus Iridum 6.5.2017 22.18
 
Sinus iridum or "Bay of Rainbows" .
 
   
Montes Riphaeus, Apollo 12, Surveyor 3 6.5.2017 22.10
 
Landing place of Apollo 12 and Surveyor 3 the mission visited. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Apollo 11 landing site 31.5.2017 20.41
 
Landing site of Apollo 11 with the craters named after Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins.
 
   
Maurolycus 1.6.2017 21.56
 
114 km wide crater. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Mare Crisium 29.5.2017
 
Mare Crisium, the Sea of Crisis, is a lunar mare 555 km in diameter.
 
   
Rupes Altai, Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina 31.5.2017 19.55
 
Long steep slope of Rupes Altai and the crater group below it. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Rupes Altai, Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina 31.5.2017 20.30
 
Another mosaic from half an hour later. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
2.6.2017 20.30
 
Moon with my smallest telescope, 70mm Skylux.
 
   
2.6.2017 21.10
 
Another Skylux mosaic.
 
   
Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina 30.6.2017 18.43
 
A daytime picture of the crater triplet.
 
   
   
 
 
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