April 14, 2014

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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.


Technical Details
Image made on April 11 2014 with a Mak-Cassegrain 18 cm.
Related Links
Rükl plate 9.
21st Century Atlas chart 28.

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