Lunar Phase: Waxing Gibbous (78.0%)

Moonset: 2:07 AM Eastern       Moonrise: 3:54 PM Eastern
Sunrise: 5:27 AM Eastern         Sunset: 8:55 PM Eastern

Location: Cottage on Bob’s Lake, South Frontenac, ON

Date: 2017-07-03
Time: 9:37 PM EDT
Temperature: 16° C
Equipment: Binoculars 10x30 IS + 15x70
Magnification: x10 + x15
Transparency: very good (5)
Seeing: very good (5)

Clear windless night with just a few clouds. Could see the Moon through the treetops. Had to move around as the Moon moved to view the terminus. Disappointed that I couldn’t stay out later - limited viewing due to the tree canopy, even from the end of the dock.

Aristoteles, Blancanus (B in the sketch), Clavius, Copernicus, Eratosthenes, Lansberg, Plato, Reinhold, Scheiner (A in the sketch). There was also a feature north of Copernicus that made me wonder if they were craters or Montes Carpatus.

Crisium, Fecunditatis, Imbrium, Nectaris, Nubium, Serenitatis, Tranquilitatis


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