2014 01 22, 20.78-day Moon

Lacus Autumni and Kopff are becoming more apparent on the southwestern lunar limb, as well as the northern edges of Montes Rook. Mare Orientale will be at its best on the 25th this lunation.

2014 01 22, 0630-0900 UT (-6) 20.78-day Moon
Erika Rix, Texas, http://www.pcwobservatory.com
102mm f/9.8 refractor, LXD75, 20mm, 50x, 13%T Moon filter
25F, 16% H, c/c, II, Transparency 5/6
Colongitude: 163.6°
Phase: 293.4°
Lunation: 20.78 days
Illumination: 69.9%

20140122 20.78d moon

Eyepiece sketch on black Strathmore Artagain paper, white Conte crayon, white charcoal pencil, black Derwent charcoal pencil, black woodless oil pencil, blending stump.

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~ by Erika Rix on January 24, 2014.

2 Responses to “2014 01 22, 20.78-day Moon”

  1. Wow! Beautiful sketches, tremendous detail! 🙂

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