Lunar Phase: Waxing Gibbous (60.2%)
Q-Day: +1

Moonset: 12:12 AM         Moonrise: 2:59 PM
Sunrise: 7:48 AM            Sunset: 6:09 PM

Location: Home
Date: 2017-10-28
Time: 8:10 PM
Equipment: 8” Meade LX200, 30 mm eyepiece with 0.7 image reducer
Magnification: x47
Transparency: Good (3)
Seeing: Good (3)

No wind. Clear skies. I also took the opportunity to show Jerry the Minor Planet (7) Iris (refer to General Session - October 28, 2017).

Lunar Fault: Rupes Recta

Maria: Crisium, Nubium

Craters: Alpetragius, Alphonsus, Arzachel, Clavius, Ptolemaeus, Tycho

Some time was spent in observing Clavius as part of IWLOP #92 - Clavius.

Found Craters not on the list: Ball (sketched), Deslandres, Hell (sketched), Lassell, Nicollet (sketched), Pitatus, Porter, Purbach, Rutherfurd, Thebit (sketched), Thebit A (sketched), Wolf



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