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Look for the lunar 'S' on the 19th September 2015



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Moon 22.07.15; The Lunar 'S' captured with a 8" f5 reflector and vesta pro webcam. 

Capture 2015-07-22T17_59_15 


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The Lunar S can be observed just before a First Quarter Moon - when it is about 47% of Full.

The feature can be found at the edge of Sinus Asperitatis (below Mare Tranquillitatis), and is formed by the shadows and sunlit highlights around the craters Kant, Kant E, and Mons Penck.



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