Location of Photo:
Taos, New Mexico
Date/Time of photo:
April 21, 2014, 5:44pm MDT (11:44pm UT)
18" f/4.5 reflector, with Verizon/LG cellphone camera. Shot through 12mm Nagler eyepiuece (171x)
The "lunar X" formation is caused by sunlight across crater rims and is visible only for a few hours before the first quarter. By chance, I noticed it and captured it with my cellphone's tiny camera.