Object: Region surrounding the crater Gassendi.
Exposure: 1/60th second
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 800 digital camera, 1600x1200pixel CCD array.
Processing: Minor enhancement in Adobe Photoshop 6.0
Telescope: Afocal projection using a TeleVue 102mm f/8.6 APO refractor coupled w/TeleVue 4x Powermate and 26mm Plossl eyepiece.
Mount: Losmandy G11
Location: Laguna Niguel, California
Date: 01/06/01, 8:20pm PST.
Comments: Taken during very good seeing, 8 on a 1-10 scale.
The unique crater Gassendi along with Mare Humorum are found near center while the large crater Schickard is at extreme right.