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Something bright near the lunar south pole

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On 8 April around 21:00 I noticed a very bright feature near the lunar south pole. It seemed as twice as bright as the surroundings, shining like a star. I suppose it was a mountain range catching the sun. It stood out like Aristarchus often does.

Does this feature have a name?

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Is the object the one which is prominent on the section shown below? (2044 UT Apr 9th) If so I think it's the west (IAU) wall of the crater Scott - but the Virtual Moon Atlas image I'm working from for identification is not great for objects right on the limb.

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Thanks. That's possible... difficult to be sure though, so close to the limb.

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