The Lunar Imaging Lab 
TIME: 8:45-9:30 pm, Thursday April 10, 2014
PLACE: Oxford Campus Soccer Field
LUNAR PHASE: Waxing Gibbous, 83% illuminated, 10 days old.

Voyager4.5 view of the night sky at 9:20pm on Thursday April 10, 2014. Due South is in the middle of the picture. The Moon will be high in the sky, in the Waxing Gibbous phase, with 83% of its surface illuminated.

We use the Nexstar 8" Schmidt Cassegrain telescope, and a Canon T3i DSLR camera, to image the Moon.




LAB PROCEDURE

0. Click on and download the "Waxing Gibbous Moon" image  below. 
(Note that if you are not totally happy with your Moon pictures, you can use of of the ones labeled Class-Moon below.

1. Label features on your Moon image.
Open up Powerpoint, put the Moon image on a blank powerpoint slide. Your goal is to label as many features on the Moon as you can. Refer to the Map of the Moon image below for reference. 
  1. You should label many mare, craters, and Apollo landing sites.
  2. For scale, put a line or bar on the image that represent 100 miles.
3. Email me your powerpoint file.



Here are some Moon maps from the internet.
(click to enlarge/download)
        



+++++   Here are the photos we took +++++
(click to enlarge/download)

Waxing Gibbous Moon

Craters Tyco and Copernicus
 

Jupiter
 


Mars
LEFT: Our Photo   --  RIGHT: Voyager4.5 image.

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