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Moon / Mare Humorum

2006 May 21

Moon photo showing Mare Humorum and the crater Gassendi

Photo of the Moon taken in 1998 November. This image shows sunrise on Mare Humorum (the large circular basin on the right) and the crater Gassendi (the large crater on the basin's edge). Taken by Brian Webb from Ventura County, California using an 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, eyepiece projection, and the "black hat" shutter technique.

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