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Clavius #2

Clavius, as sketched by Miss Helen Stennett, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

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Clavius

Clavius, as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897.

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Bay of Rainbows #2

The Bay of Rainbows (Sinus Iridum), as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

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Bay of Rainbows

The Bay of Rainbows (Sinus Iridum), as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

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Hercules and Surrounds

© Alexander Massey   I’m throwing my hat into the ring with this sketch of the crater Hercules and surrounds. An average night’s start ended with quite stable conditions to be able to see very fine details. A multitude of fine riles, escarpments and stunning long shadows along the terminator was a dramatic scene I could not resist.

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Aristarchus, Herodotus et Vallis Schroteri

© Alexander Massey   This sketch is of one of the brightest features on the Moon, the crater Aristarchus. The brilliantly illuminated internal western wall requires time to spy out the many fine details within it, otherwise these features would be washed out. A myriad of riles radiate out from this crater.

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Naked-eye Moon Tantramar Marsh

Naked-eye Moon Tantramar Marsh on 2012 January 2. Sketch © R.A. Rosenfeld.

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Copernicus

Silvia Graca ©   I drew this picture on September 14th, 2013 from about 9:15 PM to 10:30 PM CDT from Winnipeg Manitoba. I used a Mead LightSwitch telescope with a 2 inch 8 MM eyepiece. I used graphite pencils and an eraser.

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Gassendi 20130915

Gerry Smerchanski ©   Here is my sketch of the Crater Gassendi. Gassendi is found on the 'north shores' of Mare Humorum and is a very complex structure. South rim seems inundated by the Mare while the crater itself exhibits rilles, central peaks, craterlets wall breaches and it is found between Mare and highlands.

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Gibbous Moon 20131012

Louise Racine ©  2012 October 13. White chalk on black paperboard.

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