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About this Image

A view to the crater Plato at high sun angle and good seeing conditions with the16" cassegrain at f/10.
The smallest visible details are approx. 600m wide.

The lower image is colorised with data from the "Colorful Moon"


Technical Details


16" cassegrain in secondary focus at f/10

Mount MK-100 GEM
Camera DMK21BF04
Filters Astronomik IR-pass filter 740nm (Atik filter wheel)
Date Jan 10, 2006
Location Wildon/Austria
Sky Conditions some fog, good seeing (5-6) temperature -5 C
Exposure 2000 video frames at 1/50 sec
Processing Image aquisition in ICcapture, preprocessing in Registax, selection rate 25%;
curves, unsharp mask in Photoshop;
north is up;