Simcoe Skies Astronomy

The Moon - Plato


Crater Plato via 5x Televue

Date: Sept 24/05
Magnitude: n/a
Diameter: 61 miles across (large crater)
Distance from Earth: n/a
Exposures: 301 of 2023
Exposure length: not recorded, 10fps
Amp on setting: n/a
Brightness: not recorded
Gain: not recorded
Gamma: 52%
Sizing: 5x Televue
Filter: Baader IR blocking
Approximate magnification: 1000x

Notes: A nice first night image from my 5x Televue. Good seeing conditions. This is Plato, one of the most often imaged craters of the moon. Click here to see a closeup of Crater Clavius.

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