1.10.2004
 
Composite image of the Moon in color.
 
   
13.3.2005
 
A cresent Moon.
 
   
23.5.2007
 
Composite image of the Moon.
 
   
21.10.2013
 
Composite image of the Moon. Testing my Canon 550D.
 
   
Aristoteles 8.3.2014
 
Aristoteles lies near the southern edge of the Mare Frigoris and to the east of the Montes Alpes mountain range. It has a diameter of 87 km and a depth of 3,3 km.
 
   
Clavius 9.4.2014
 
Clavius is one of the largest crater formations on the Moon, and it is the third largest crater on the visible near side. It has a diameter of 225 km and depth of 3,5 km.
 
   
Plato 9.4.2014
 
Plato is an ancient lava-filled crater. It is located on the northeastern shore of the Mare Imbrium. It has a diameter of 109 km and a depth of one km.
 
   
Copernicus 9.4.2014
 
Copernicus is located in eastern Oceanus Procellarum, It typifies craters that formed during the Copernican period in that it has a prominent ray system that extends as far as 800 km.
 
   
Copernicus 9.4.2014
 
Same crater a little over an hour later. The shadows on the crater floor have changed a little.
 
   
Theophilus 14.4.2015
 
Theophilus is a crater with a large central peak. The rim of Theophilus has a wide, terraced inner surface that shows indications of landslips. It is 14,000 feet deep with massive walls. The central peak is about 2 kilometers high.
 
   
Posidonius 14.4.2015
 
Posidonius is located on the north-eastern edge of Mare Serenitatis. The rim of Posidonius is shallow and obscured, especially on the western edge, and the interior has been overlain by a lava flow in the past.
 
   
Neper 27.10.2015
 
Neper is located near the eastern limb of the Moon and can be viewed well only during a suitable libration. It is 137 km wide and 2 km deep with a high sharp central peak.
 
   
Albategnius 3.11.2015
 
Albategnius is located in the central highlands. It is 129 km wide and 4,4 km deep with a 1,5 km high central peak.
 
   
Clavius 3.11.2015
 
Clavius seen with the Sun shining from the opposite direction compared to the 9.4.2014 picture.
 
   
Southern Moon and Clavius 3.11.2015
 
A composite of the southern regions of Moon. Link to a full size image.
 
   
Copernicus 5.11.2015
 
Copernicus with long shadows.
 
   
Sinus iridum 5.11.2015
 
Sinus Iridum is a basalt filled ancient crater 236 km wide.
 
   
Pythagoras 5.11.2015
 
Pythagoras is a 130 km wide crater with a 1,5 km double central peak. It is located near the northwestern limb of the Moon.
 
   
Väisälä 23.11.2015
 
Väisälä is a small 8 km crater named after famous Finnish astronomer Yrjö Väisälä. Väisälä lies just to the west of the Rupes Toscanelli fault line, and the Rimae Aristarchus rille system.
 
   
Schickard 23.11.2015
 
Schickard is a 227 km wide crater with depth of 1,5 km It has clearly visible albedo markings on the crater floor.
 
   
Gassendi 23.11.2015
 
Gassendi is a lava filled crater at the northern edge of Mare Humorum. Its floor is criss-crossed with a rille system named the Rimae Gassendi.
 
   
Schiller 23.11.2015
 
Schiller is an elongated crater 179 km long and 71 km wide in the southwestern sector of the Moon.
 
   
Moon mosaic 23.11.2015
 
A big stretch showing craters with bright line systems typical to Copernican period of the Moon.
 
   
Moon mosaic 16.1.2016
 
A four image mosaic taken with my old 8 inch NexStar. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 16.1.2016
 
Combination of two images taken with my small 4 inch MCT. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 19.1.2016
 
Same setting two days later.
 
   
Moon mosaic 19.1.2016
 
A five images combined. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 21.1.2016
 
A four image mosaic. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 22.1.2016
 
Six image color mosaic of an almost full Moon. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 30.1.2016
 
Diminishing Moon captured in bad weather .
 
   
Moon mosaic 16.2.2016
 
Color mosaic of half Moon. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 16.2.2016
 
Red channel image taken with my small MCT. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 16.2.2016
 
Nine image color mosaic of half Moon. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 12.3.2016
 
Somewhat alien looking Moon image taken from bright skies. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 16.3.2016
 
A picture taken with my smallest working telescope . A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Albategnius and Klein 16.3.2016
 
Albategnius and 44 km wide Klein with some fine detail.
 
   
Alphonsus and Arzachel 16.3.2016
 
Alphonsus is a 119 km wide crater with a depth of 2,7 km.Arzachel is a 96 km wide and 3,6 km deep crater with a 1,5 km high central peak.
 
   
Ptolemaeus 16.3.2016
 
Ptolemaeus is a 153 wide crater with rim that reaches hight of 2,9 km. The floor of the crater is covered with lava, but several ghost craters can be seen through the smooth surface.
 
   
Terminator mosaic 16.3.2016
 
Shadows and light with several major craters including: Alphonsus, Arzachel, Albategnius, Ptolemaeus, Hipparchus, Regiomontanus, Walther and Purbach. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 19.3.2016
 
22 image mosaic of Moon. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Hercules, Atlas and Endymion 12.4.2016
 
Three very different craters. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Moon mosaic 12.4.2016
 
Mosaic made from approximately 40 000 images. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Theophilus mosaic 13.4.2016
 
Theophilus region. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina 13.4.2016
 
A Group of impressive looking craters
 
   
Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina 13.4.2016
 
A wider field 55 minutes later in slightly better conditions Link to full size image.
 
   
Posidonius 13.4.2016
 
Posidonius is showing its detailed rille-system.
 
   
Posidonius 13.4.2016
 
Wider field Posidonius. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Hercules and Atlas 13.4.2016
 
Interesting and very different Crater pair. Hercules has very smooth surface and Atlas with rille system and dark albedo markings.
 
   
Janssen and Fabricius 13.4.2016
 
Ancient 190 km diameter crater Janssen with its rille system. Completely inside its walls lies Strange looking crater Fabricius. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Langrenus 13.4.2016
 
Langrenus is a 132 km wide terraced crater with a large central peak. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Petavius 13.4.2016
 
Petavius imaged with Sun high on moon. Crater has a massive central peak and rille system. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Rima Ariadaeus 14.4.2016
 
Rima Ariadaeus is over 300 km long rille that connects with a Rima Hyginus to the west.
 
   
Maurolycus 14.4.2016
 
Maurolycus is a 114 km wide 4,7 km deep crater in the southern highland region of the Moon.
 
   
Aristoteles and Eudoxus 14.4.2016
 
87 km wide Aristoteles forms a prominent pairing with the nearby Eudoxus, a 37 km crater to the south.
 
   
Aristoteles and Eudoxus 14.4.2016
 
Wider view of the crater pair. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius region 18.4.2016
 
Clavius and a big stretch of its surroundings . Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Theophilus mosaic 13.5.2016
 
Theophilus region. A link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius region 16.5.2016
 
Clavius imaged from bright skies. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Mare Crisium 18.9.2016
 
Mare Crisium, the Sea of Crisis, is a lunar mare 555 km in diameter. It is located northeast of Mare Tranquillitatis. Link to a full size image.
 
   
Langrenus 18.9.2016
 
Langrenus from low lighting angle in a mediocre seeing.
 
   
Petavius 18.9.2016
 
Petavius with its rille system in sharp light.
 
   
Langrenus 19.9.2016
 
Langrenus a few moments later (from 18.9 image).
 
   
Kepler and Encke 10.12.2016
 
Kepler is a 32 km crater with a prominent ray system. Very different Encke is a 28 km crater above Kepler (in this image).
 
   
Gassendi 10.12.2016
 
A wide field image of Gassendi in good shadow conditions showing the rille systems well. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Gassendi 10.12.2016
 
A closer view of the crater.
 
   
Gassendi 10.12.2016
 
Gassendi 45 minutes later.
 
   
Schiller 10.12.2016
 
Schiller with long shadows on the crater floor. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius 10.12.2016
 
This and the next image are my best pictures of Clavius so far. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius 10.12.2016
 
Clavius 4 minutes later, not much difference. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Clavius 6.2.2017
 
Clavius and surroundings. Link to a bigger picture.
 
   
Copernicus 6.2.2017
 
Copernicus and surroundings. 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.
 
   
 
 
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