Around Ariadaeus, RIMA



Date & Time: Mar 31 2001, 19:19 JST(+0900), 1/4sec. Exp.
Optical: TAKAHASHI 12.5cm(4.9") fluorite refractor, afocal method with LV12mm eyepiece
Synthesized focal length f=1585mm (equivalent f=8713mm in 35mm film format)
Auto-guided with GOTO MX-II Equatorial
Digital Camera: OLYMPUS C-2020Z
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Mode.....SHQ (1600 x 1200, high-quality JPEG format)
Lens.....f=19.1mm (equivalent f=105mm in 35mm film format), Stop: F2.8
CCD sensitivity.....ISO100, White Balance.....Auto




This picture shows you a state around the western region of the Tranquillitatis, MARE (Sea of Tranquility). You can detect a large-scaled straight rift valley of Ariadaeus, RIMA in mountainous region. The valley has a width of 5km, and length of about 200km. There are several large and easy-to-appreciating lunar valleys around this region.


Gazetteer
Index Map
INDEXNAMECrater's Diameter
1Julius Caesar90km
2Plinius43km
3Menelaus27km
4Manilius39km
5Arago26km
6Agrippa46km
7Godin35km
8Ritter31km
9Sabine30km
10Delambre52km
11Maskelyne24km
AAriadaeus, RIMA-
BTranquillitatis, MARE-
CSerenitatis, MARE-
DLand. point of APOLLO 11 (Jul 20 '69) USA
ELand. point of SURVEYOR 5 (Sep 11 '67) USA
FLand. point of RANGER 8 (Feb 20 '65) USA





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