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Moon - Clavius Crater (1 vote)  
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Clavius crater and surrounding area.
 
 
CLAVIUS
Type: Crater
Geological period:   Typical Nectarian (From -3.92 billions years to -3.85 billions years)
 
Size:
Dimension:  225.0x225.0Km / 136.0x136.0Mi
 
Description:
Damaged circular formation.
Steep slopes riddled supporting crater Blancanus to the South-West.
Very high walls ridden by Porter to the North-East Rutherford to the South-East Clavius K to the South-West and Clavius L to the West.
Large flat floor with Clavius D C N J & JA on an arc of circle.
Numerous craterlets whose a chain to the South-West. Lines of crests.
 
Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter.
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars
 
Position:
Longitude: 14.727° West
Latitude: 58.623° South
Side: Nearside
Quadrant: South-West
Area: Moon South limb
 
Name origin:
Detailed Name: Christoph Klau (or Christophorus Clavius)
16 th century german Mathematician and astronomer born in Germany
Born at: Bamberg in 1537
Dead at: Rome in 1612
Important Facts: Translator of Euclide. Nicknamed it even
Name Author: Riccioli (1651)
Name by Langrenus: Maximiliani Duc. Bava.
Name by Hevelius: Desertum Raphidim
Name by Riccioli: Clavius
 



 
 
Technical details:  
Location:  
Castellar de Santiago - Ciudad Real
Date:  
19/mar/2017
Conditions:  
Bad
Temperature:  
LowºC
Humidity:  
 
Telescope:  
Celestron C14 f/10
Reducer/corrector:  
No reducer
Filter:  
Baader Neodimiun
Mount:  
Celestron CGE
Camera:  
DMK 21AU618
Exposure:  
4000 frames @ 60fps
Guiding tube:  
No guiding
Guiding camera:  
No guide camera
Guiding software:  
No guide software
 
Procesing:  
Registax / PixInsight  
Notes:  
 
   
   
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