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Clavius Area - 2018-04-25

The large crater in the middle of this image is Clavius, with a peppering of smaller craters across its floor. It is one of the largest crater formations on the Moon and the second largest on the visible side. It is about 230km across. There are two craters in its walls, the lower one named Rutherfurd and the upper one Porter. The ray crater Tycho is in the upper left corner of the image.



Thomas Cooke 10" Refractor
Point Grey Chameleon 3
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