Petavius


 

 

Image captured on October 15, 2000 just a few days past full moon with the terminator a few degrees west of the lunar limb. The sun was setting over the central mountain complex in the crater Petavius.

Image data: 10-inch Newtonian, CCD video camera module in eyepiece projection mode, 26 mm Plossl eyepiece, sharpened slightly.

 

 

 

 

 

Image above with features labeled

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An electronic enlargement of Petavius