IWLOP #114 - Mons Delisle & Mons Vinogradov
Picturesque, small, isolated mountains in Mare Imbrium.
Location: 26.9 N 36.0 W Origin: Impact Diameter: 30 km (Mons Delisle), 25 km (Mons Vinogradov) Rukl: 19 Type: Mounts
Objects: Delisle, Diophantus, Mons Delisle, Mons Vinogradov
Others Identified: Brayley, Euler, Natasha
Time: 11:55 PM ADT
Equipment: 10” Meade SCT, 4.7 mm eyepiece
Seeing: Excellent (5)
Transparency: Very Good (4)
Temperature: 17° C
There was cloud cover from 11:40 PM to 11:55 PM. Knew where to look once clouds opened for viewing.
|R1: Delisle is a little deeper than Diophantus; both are round but couldn't see either floor. Mons Delisle appears as a partial semi-circle, almost tooth-shaped with the point well lit and the base darker. Mons is steep-sided on the inner curve.|
|R2: Diophantus shallower than Delisle, has a central peak with a ridged west wall. Mons Vinogradov shows 2 bright areas in the SE. The whole area looks triangular in shape with the 2 bright spots on one of its sides. Also, several domes (approximately 12) were seen east of the Mons.|