Object: Sinus Iridum surrounded by the Jura Mountains.
Exposure: 1/60th second
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 800 digital camera, 1600x1200pixel CCD array.
Processing: Minor enhancement in Adobe Photoshop 6.0
Telescope: Afocal coupling using a TeleVue 102mm f/8.6 APO refractor with a TeleVue 4x Powermate and 26mm Plossl eyepiece.
Mount: Losmandy G11
Location: Laguna Niguel, California
Date: 01/06/01, 9:06pm PST.
Comments: Taken during very good seeing, 8 on a 1-10 scale.
The large craters J. Herschel, Carpenter, Anaximenes and Philolaus nearing the Moon's north pole are found at upper left near the terminator.