Lunar Phase: Waxing Crescent (29.4%)

Moonrise: 10:47 AM
Sunrise: 5:32 AM           Sunset: 9:05 PM

Location: Home
Date: 2017-06-28
Time: 9:48 PM – 10:08 PM
Equipment: Visual + Binoculars 10x30 IS + 15x70
Magnification: x10 + x15
Transparency: not recorded
Seeing: not recorded

Easily see Crisium, Fecunditatis, Nectaris and most of Tranquilitatis.

Atlas, Cleomedes, Group of 4 (now completely white), Hercules, Piccolomini, 2 craters on the terminus below Piccolomini, numerous craters in the lower crescent.

A strange looking large crater directly below Piccolomini – pale with a greyish crater edge and a dark spot in its centre (Stiborius or Wohler?).


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