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Photographer:

Dimitrios Tsortanidis

Email:

dtsortanidis@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Patras Greece

Date/Time of photo:

10 April 2011 22.33 local time

Equipment:

Camera Canon 500D Telescope Meade LX200 ACF 10"

Description:

You can see the "V" and "X" on the terminator. This does not happen every month. This is a clair-obscure (french for light-shadow) effect on the Moon's surface created by the interplay of light and shadow.It is visible for around 4 hours at the first quarter phase.

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