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This picture shows Scheiner in its setting in the southern highlands, with Blanchanus to the east, Clavius to the north-east and Longomontanus to the north.
The picture was taken with a DMK camera attached to my LX200 on 27th March 2010 at 23:42 UT, when the Moon was 12.3 days old.  The scale arrows represent approximately 100 Km north and east.  The area is close to the south pole which is just outside the right-hand side of the picture.
Lunar Phase 28.9°
Colongitude 61.2°
Date and Time 27th March 2010 23:42 UT
Camera DMK 21AF04
Telescope LX200 at prime focus (FL 2500 mm) with Astronomik OIII filter
Capture ICcapture. 1/91", gain 870,  2858 frames
Processing Registax. 7 alignment points, 396 frames stacked. Wavelets 1-2 = 10
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