Taruntius crater


Taruntius is a 56 km diameter crater with a central mountain. It has an unusual concentric inner rim and a low central peak complex. It is located on the edge of the Sea of Fertility and the best time to observe it is four days after the New Moon or three days after the Full Moon.

Technical details:

Telescope: Celestron Edge HD14 (focal length: 3,910 mm)
Camera: Flea3 from Point Grey Research
Exposure: video capture of 3,000 frames from which the best 300 were selected, stacked, and processed
Date: August 24, 2013
Place: Laval, Qc