Moon Mapping – Gassendi

Earlier this year I took loads of photos of the moon, with a plan to map them out on rainy nights like tonight. This image on the right above was taken on the 9th January, at 400 ASA 1/125 second. It’s not stacked, it’s just a single shot. The moon I think must have been 11 days old at this point. The map on the left is taken from an old Phillips Moon Map.


Using my Moon maps I can see crater A is Gassendi, B is Merseneus, C is Mare Humorum, E is Billy and D is Hansteen. Last year I bought a new Phillips Moon Map, but I’ve still kept the old one. I’m not sure which I prefer yet.