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Old 03-04-2024, 10:17 PM
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"The Clavius Cleft"

Hi all,
Took a shot of Clavius this morning about 4:30am. The rim and some floor features were all that was left to see as the shadows progressed.

I noticed a distinctly straight edge to the light on part of the floor and realised it was probably shining through a narrow pass in the rim. There is a strongly illuminated area just on the rim that looks like a good candidate.

My wife has dubbed it "The Clavius Cleft". I've never seen this before and encourage everyone to get a picture next time it appears to try and locate the cleft.

Rather unpretty picture = ZWO 178mm camera, Celestron 9.25" telescope. 3,000 frames stacked in Autostakkert!3 and 3% sharpened in Registax.

Richard
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I see what you mean. There is a small cleft on the edge of Clavius between Porter and Rutherford, and I thought for a moment that this might be it, but no. I've never seen this before. Nice capture of an interesting feature. Now I'm going to have to set the C8 up to have a good look for myself!
Nicely done!
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