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Maginus, 23 May 2018

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Observer
Bill Leatherbarrow
Time of observation
23/05/2018 - 21:11
Object
Crater Maginus
Observing location
Sheffield
Equipment
OMC300 Mak-Cass
ASI290MM camera
Astronomik IR 742nm pass filter
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dawson's picture

A fascinating and complex crater with the crater wall on the lower left poorly defined from subsequent impact events I presume; not a crater I've ever looked at before but one I will put on my list. Thank you. Have you tried the 807nm ProPlanet filter Bill?

w leatherbarrow's picture

Hi, James! The problem with the 807nm filter is that it impacts adversely on resolution and makes the image very noisy. This is true also of the 742nm, but to a much lesser degree.

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