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Copernicus  Udate: 2006/09/16

Copernicus Udate: 2006/09/16

Image taken with 200mm f/6 Newtonian reflector.

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Danny Caes 25-Feb-2007 15:39
That's a wonderful view of the so-called "Pietrosul mountains" and "Promontorium Banat" to the north of Copernicus! (in the Montes Carpatus).
If I could be a member of the I.A.U., I would re-instate those names immediately!
Johann Nepomuk Krieger and Rudolf Konig would have been VERY happy!

Danny Caes,
U.Gent Volkssterrenwacht 'Armand Pien', Gent - Belgium.
(the Public Observatory of Ghent - Belgium).
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