|Endymion, Hercules, Atlas, and Surrounding Region,
1 September 2004, 00:56 UTC
|On the night of 31 August 2004, the moon was nearly 17 days old. I captured a sequence of images near the terminator.
This page shows one of my favourite areas, near the pair Hercules and Atlas, Endymion, and De La Rue.
|The floor of Atlas shows a rille known as Rimae Atlas, and many mountains including a small partial ring-like feature in the centre. Also in this picture is the crater Thales, which has two ray-like features spreading out to the west, De La Rue with its damaged walls, and many features on the floor. Endymion C just to the west of Endymion B overlaps a couple of other craters that appear to be unnamed.|
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