Originally Posted by Afro Boy
I help my digital camera up to the EP again last night and good a few half decent shots. One however looked a little odd (attached).
At the top left, it looks like a "wirey" piece is coming out from the side of the moon. I'm sure this is just a crater and it looks like this because of the shadows cast. I saw the exact same through the EP so it wasn't a camera artifact.
The crater rim is illuminated, the floor isn't.
Anyway, this got me thinking, does anyone know of any good online maps of the moon? I would like to learn more about what I'm seeing exactly, the names of the various craters and features, etc.
Virtual moon atlas - http://www.ap-i.net/avl/en/start
- but you'll need rather a bit of disk space to download it all.