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Apennine Mountains and Apollo 15
Details
Date Taken: 07/29/2013
Photographer: Gary Varney
Location: Pembroke Pines. FL
Telescope: Orion SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope
Mount: Orion Shorty 1.25" 2x Barlow Lens
Camera: Orion StarShoot Solar System Color Imaging Camera IV
Processing: Registax 6
Exposure: 1280x1024 @ 15fps
Other Equipment Used: Dual-axis Cylindrical Bearing EQ Platform
Notes: The beautiful and dynamic Apennine Mountain range seen in this waning phase image, along with the prominent craters Archimedes, Aristillus and Autolycus. Hadley Rille can be seen winding it's way just to the west of the mountain range and next to the Apollo 15 landing site.

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