Selenology Stadius crater and Mare Insularum

Sunday, July 1, 2012


Sinus Aestuum is almost with no albedo on surface or basalt lava. It is marked by several small impacts, and some rilles.At the east border is an irregular area that divides the bay from Mare Vaporum at east. To the north are Montes Apenninus and the crater Eratosthenes. Along the west side is the flooded crater Stadius (69 km),and Mare Insularum at southwest.

Video by: Victor Lupu
Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX105
Filter: No
Date: 11/05/2011
Location: Baia Mare, Romania

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