Mons Rumker lunar domes


Mons Rumker is a complex of agglomerated lunar domes forming a tormented circular plateau with rather steep slopes. It is 70 km in diameter. It is located near the lunar limb in the Northwest quadrant and requires a fairly powerful telescope to be seen. The best time to see it is five days after the First Quarter or four days after the Last Quarter.

Technical details:

Telescope: Celestron Edge HD14 (focal length: 3,910 mm)
Camera: Flea3 from Point Grey Research
Exposure: video capture where the best frames were selected, stacked, and processed
Date: March 24, 2013
Place: Laval, Qc