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Kepler dome

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About this observation
Observer
Raffaello
Time of observation
15/04/2019 - 20:50
Object
Kepler dome
Observing location
Rome Italy
Equipment
Mak Cassegrain 18 cm
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Kepler is the centre of one of the most extended bright ray systems that covers the surrounding mare. Several ridges
are aligned roughly north-south and thus radial to the
Imbrium basin. An area of relatively thin lavas fails to
completely cover hummocky Imbrian basin ejecta.

Lunar Orbiter imagery acquired under moderate solar elevation angles does not show the dome clearly but several
craterlets on its summit. 

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