IWLOP #012 – Stevinus

Prominent circular crater with deep-terraced walls.

Location: 32.5 S 54.2 E      Origin: Impact      Size: 75 km.      Rukl: 69      Type: Complex Crater (CC)

Objects: Stevinus, Reichenbach
Others Identified: Snellius, Vallis Snellius

This session was conducted as part of the lunar observing session - Lunar Session - April 15, 2021.

Location: Home
Date: 2021-04-15
Time: 8:38 PM ADT
Equipment: 10" Meade SCT, 4.7 mm eyepiece
Magnification: x530
Transparency: Good (3)
Seeing: Very Good (4)

R1: Stevinus definitely looked deeper than its neighbour Snellius. It's central peak looked elongated.

C1: Reichenbach was in the SW. The partial semi-circle of craters starting at Reichenbach F were F, G, A, R, B, B. Did not see crater A attached to the second B as shown in Rukl.


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