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Roy Troxel

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.


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