Crisp Image of Lunar Craters - Theophilus and Cyrillus

Blogged by Xiao Sun on March 18, 2011 and tagged with Sample Images, Moon.

The lunar craters Theophilus and Cyrillus are located on the northwest edge of Mare Nectaris. Together with Catharina, these three craters form a prominent trio in the southeast quadrant of the Moon.

The following photo shows Theophilus and Cyrillus with a stunning resolution. It was photographed by Swiss astrophotographer Peter Hugi on 11.03.2011. Hugi explores the night sky with a DMK 21AU04.AS astronomy camera, manufactured by The Imaging Source.

Lunar Crater Theophilus and Cyrillus