The Lunar X – September 27, 2017

Here is a view of the famous Lunar X spot which appears at the First Quarter phase of the moon. It is caused by reflection effects of the sun on several topographic features of the moon.

Tech Specs: Meade 12″ LX90 telescope, Canon 6D, best 50% of 1500 frames. Date: September 27, 2017. Location: The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, PA.

…Tom

2 Responses to The Lunar X – September 27, 2017

  1. Hello
    Great pic! I’m thinking of buying a pair of Orion 20 x 80 binoculars, do you think that is a good idea?
    Thanks

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