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Gauss, a difficult crater capture!


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This is not one of my best images, but it is certainly a unique photo in many ways.
To start is the first time I photograph Gauss in good angle, it is a crater that is located in the east limbo in libration zone, so if not always in a good position.
For all that is not researched many pictures of her, I found only 3 in close on LPOD(https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=pt-BR&prev=search&rurl=translate.google.com.br&sl=en&u=http://www.lpod.org/%3Fm%3D20061226&usg=ALkJrhhIdDebeqSY7QYpBGZwI2G-xHXNNw)(https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=pt-BR&prev=search&rurl=translate.google.com.br&sl=en&u=http://www.lpod.org/%3Fm%3D20060216&usg=ALkJrhhS8G4dz2-mDRxrxPeLver5M1NX6Q) and what struck me was that in none of them any rhyme or Rille is visible being that Charles himself Woods spoke that the Earth was impossible to see or photograph any Rima.
Well, I believe this photo proved otherwise as several Rhymes are visible.
Gauss is a large circular crater 182 km in diameter, belongs to the group of FFC craters (Floor Fractured Crater) ie fractured ground craters as well we can see in the image obtained by LROC WAC probe attached.
It is a very interesting crater with several peaks that stood out well in this photo because of the low angle lighting, they are not central peaks not seem to be an inner ring of peaks. Were they the remains of an inner crater that submerged the lava flow?
  Besides the Gauss Rhymes has at least 3 deposits pyroclasticos therefore a real shame as a crater rich in formations is located in a privileged position so little.
Source: LROC / NASA
             LPOD / Charles Wood
Adaptation and text: Avani Soares


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I appreciate the comments of colleagues, the participation of all you do with that hard I try more and more!
These edge images are a little difficult to do but very interesting due to the low angle of sunlight that creates a very sharp contrast always revealing many details.

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