Lunar X Marks the Spot – David Gates

Lunar X Marks the Spot – David Gates

Well actually the Lunar X doesn’t mark any particular spot – just a natural phenomenon of ridges that with the right shadows looks like a big X. Not easy to image because the phase of the Moon has to be just right – and it can’t be cloudy! 🙂

Lunar X : La Caille, Blanchius and Purbach crater rims
Date of image : 22.2.18 -18.30 GMT
358 degrees co-longitude
Skywatcher Maksutov 127mm : F15
Webcam : Celestron NexImage 1Mp
75 stacked frames

Image courtesy of David Gates.


Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *