The Moon: July 29, 2020

Object Type: Moon

Scope : C-9.25 SCT
Exposures 0.001 Seconds with an Orion DeepSpace Camera

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Clavius zoom.jpg

Name: Clavius

Type:  Walled plain

Geological period: About 3.9 billions years old


Dimension: 225.00x225.00Km / 136.00x136.00Mi



Damaged circular formation.

Steep slopes riddled supporting crater Blancanus to the South-West.

Large flat floor with Craters: Clavius D C N J & JA on an arc of circle. Numerous craterlets whose a chain to the South-West. Lines of crests.


Best time to Observe:

 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter