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Moon - Moretus area (0 vote)  
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Meoretus crater and surrounding area near the moon limbo.
 
 
MORETUS
Type: Crater
Geological period:  Eratosthenian (From -3.2 billions years to -1.1 billions years)
 
Size:
Dimension: 114.0x114.0Km / 69.0x69.0Mi
Height: 5000.0' / 15200.0ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0439
 
Description:
Circular formation.
Steep slopes supporting Gruemberger to the North-West Cysatus to the North Short to the South Curtius to the North-East and Moretus A to the West. Very high walls with terraces. Flat floor filled with enough somber lava. Imposante central mountain of 2700 m. Line of crest. Hills and craterlets.
 
Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars
 
Position:
Longitude: 5.947° West
Latitude: 70.635° South
Side: Nearside
Quadrant: South-West
Area: Moon South limb
 
Atlas:
Rukl map: 73 Moretus
Viscardy page:  45
Hatfield map: 10c2 / 14f2
Westfall Atlas: 003S 009S 018S 024S 040S 067S 161S 167S 174S 179S 183S 191 S
Charles Wood article: MM126
Lunar Orbiter:  IV-106-H2  IV-106-M  IV-118-H2  IV-118-M  IV-130-H2  IV-130-M  IV-154-M
 
Name origin:
Detailed Name: Théodore Moretus
17 th century belgian Mathematician born in Belgium
Born at:  in 1602
Dead at:  in 1667
Name Author: Riccioli (1651)
Name by Hevelius: Mons Technisandam
Name by Riccioli: Moretus
 



 
 
Technical details:  
Location:  
Valdemorillo - Spain
Date:  
09/mar/2017
Conditions:  
Normal
Temperature:  
20ºCºC
Humidity:  
Normal
 
Telescope:  
Clestron 9.25 f/10
Reducer/corrector:  
No reducer
Filter:  
Baader Neodimiun
Mount:  
Orion Atlas EQG
Camera:  
DMK 21AU618
Exposure:  
4000 frames @ 60fps
Guiding tube:  
No guiding
Guiding camera:  
No guide camera
Guiding software:  
No guide software
 
Procesing:  
Registax  
Notes:  
 
   
   
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