IWLOP #098 - Blancanus & Scheiner
Two notable craters located near crater Clavius.
Location: 63.6 S 21.5 W Origin: Impact Size: 105 km (Blancanus), 110 km (Scheiner) Rukl: 72 Type: Simple Craters (CS)
Objects: Blancanus, Scheiner, Wilson, Kircher
Others Identified: Naproth, Cassatus
Time: 10:47 PM ADT
Equipment: 10” Meade SCT, 4.7 mm eyepiece
Seeing: Excellent (5)
Transparency: Excellent (5)
R1: Located SW of Clavius, Blancanus has deep terraced walls and some details on its floor. It has 2 peaks and 4 mini-craters on the SE floor. Shadows on Blancanus' floor shows jaggedness of the rim. Scheiner has 3 or 4 craters on its floor. The steep NE wall created tall shadows on its floor.
C1: Naproth and Casssatus were seen but Wilson and Kircher were on the terminator and couldn't be observed.
Other details not recorded
C1: Located Wilson and Kircher NE of Bailly, west of Klaproth/Cassatus. The adjoining wall appears rugged, not clearly defined. Perhaps the impact of one affected the adjoining area (?).