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Tom Hoffelder

Location of Photo:

Norway Maine

Date/Time of photo:

12/30/22 8 PM EST


Nikon COOLPIX B600


A lunar claire-obscur on the rim of the Maginus crater, which to me looks like an angel. (What do you see?) I accidentally "discovered" this when taking a random photo of the moon on 5/8/22. I posted that photo on Cloudy Nights, where someone added predictions. This was the first time I was able to photograph it again. The camera was hand held, no scope was used. https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/832762-new-lunar-clair-obscur-effect/?p=12390102