Astroclick Clavius crater by telescope

Friday, February 24, 2012

Clavius crater , is the third largest visible on the Moon and also one of the oldest craters on the Moon. Clavius ​​is approximately 225 km (140 miles) and was formed by an asteroid impact about four billion years ago. Although it is well preserved, Clavius ​​show his age through several small craters impacts within that later formed.

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Video by: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX105
Filter: No
Date: 13/04/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania

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