Digital astronomy Eratosthenes crater

Monday, February 27, 2012


Eratosthenes crater.
This crater forms the western mountains of Montes Apenninus.Crater has well-defined circular rim, terraced inner walls, mountain peaks in the center , an irregular floor and an exterior wave caused by the impact. It does not have a ray system, but it is touched by the rays of Copernicus crater to the southwest.

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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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