Plato sketch - Bognár Tamás - Zákány
Plato sketch – Bognár Tamás – Zákány

Also known as: Plato
Date/time: 2008 december
Equipment: 76/900 Newtonian
Magnification and filter(s): 118x
Seeing: 7/10 Transparency: 3/5
Humidity: low
Wind: none
Location: Zákány, Hungary N46°14′ 59,2″ E16°57′ 15,3″
Observer: Bognár Tamás

This digital drawing preparated ArtRage 2.5 programs.

Description:
Circular formation crushing the chain of Alps. Transient lunar phenomena (clouds in 1871).
Pretty steep slopes supporting Platon G to the East. Few high walls with 2000 m summits and a colapsed part to the West. Immense flat floor filled with somber lava. Clear spots and craterlets.

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars

Position:
Longitude: 9.383° West
Latitude: 51.619° North
Side: Nearside
Quadrant: North-West
Area: Moon North limb