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Photographer:

astroavani

Email:

orquidarioavani@terra.com.br

Location of Photo:

Parsec Observatory, Canoas, Brazil

Date/Time of photo:

January, 20-2017; 08:31 UT

Equipment:

C14 Edge + ASI 224 + PM 2X + L filter

Description:

I spent almost two months looking at this photo to decide if it deserved to be posted. Many may think I'm talking nonsense, or even being presumptuous. But if we take into account the number of times I've registered this crater, many of them magnificently the doubt has its reason. But since the Moon is an incredible star, and each picture has different qualities that can hardly be repeated, I have chosen to publish it and thus close this question once and for all. Clavius is one of my favorite craters, both for its monstrous size and the numerous features it contains. A crater so splendid that you might not even realize it was a crater, for if it were on your floor near its center you would not see its walls because of the curvature on the lunar horizon.

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