April 14, 2014
Snakes in the Desert
image by Raffaello Lena, Rome, Italy.
The Aristarchus, Herodotus, Vallis Schroeteri region under strongly oblique illumination. In the image are detectable the dome Herodotus omega and the rilles system Rimae Aristarchus and Rupes Toscanelli. The oblique illumination allows to detect the plateau with the cobra head.
Image made on April 11 2014 with a Mak-Cassegrain 18 cm.
Rükl plate 9.
21st Century Atlas chart 28.
Yesterday's LPOD: Moon Flight
Tomorrow's LPOD: Shades of Minerals