L101 - Mons Piton

While photographing along the terminator on May 26th, 2004, this feature really caught my eye. Mons Piton rises 6800 ft above the floor of Mare Imbrium. Imagine being on top of Mons Piton watching the sun rise over Crater Cassini and the Caucasus Mountains.

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Images © Doug Anderson

This image was taken on 26-May-2004 through a 203mm Celestron C-8 Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector with f/6.3 focal reducer afocally coupled to an Olympus C-700 digital camera through a 40mm eyepiece.