Lunar Phase: First Quarter (51.8%)
Q-Day: 0

First Quarter: 4:00 AM

Moonrise: 12:12 PM                 
Sunrise: 6:21 AM          Sunset: 8:06 PM

Location: Home
Date: 2021-04-20
Time: 7:45 PM – 10:00 PM
Equipment: 10” Meade SCT, 4.7 mm eyepiece with x2 Barlow
Magnification: x1060
Transparency: not recorded
Seeing: not recorded

Just started to identify where I was on the lunar surface when our grandson William and his parents arrived. As he arrived, I had located Stadius. After showing him the crater and explaining its features, he used the hand controller to look for craters that interested him. They left around 8:30 PM.

My greatest success this evening? Apollo 16 landing site!!

It was in a relatively “flat” area surrounded by a ring of craters. Beginning at the north and going clockwise:
* Taylor
* Lindsay
* Andel
* Dolland (very tiny crater)
* Descartes
* Kant
* Zöllner

Alfraganus was also located while looking for Albulfeda.

NOTE: Discovered afterwards that Apollo 16 landed on the Cayley Plains.

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