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Moretus, The Effects Of Libration

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As the clouds have come in thick and fast and lunar imaging has gone the way of the dodo for now I decided to look at some previous shots I've taken of one of my favourite targets, crater Moretus. I realised I have enough to shots to really show how libration affects this crater and the lunar limb. This is the result:

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Nice work, very intresting to see how much the view is affected.

Regards

Ben

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Spectacular images, Jupiter and thank you for sharing them :smiley:

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Great images of Moretus. I mentioned a liberation comparison thread in my evening crescent thread below, so thanks for kicking one off. I'll post up my Mare Humboldtianum comparison pics when I've next got access to them. There isn't such a dramatic difference as in your shots, but it's still interesting how much difference there is month on month.

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Great series, you've shown them well.

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That really is excellent!

Very interesting :)

Ant

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Beautiful examples of libration.

Lovely pics in their own right too !

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Fabulous photos - really good illustration of this effect. I never even knew about libration until I joined this forum - see, SGL is educational too :).

Look forward to more pics!

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