Location of photoPatras Greece
Date/Time of photo10 April 2011 22.33 local time
EquipmentCamera Canon 500D
Telescope Meade LX200 ACF 10"
DescriptionYou can see the "V" and "X" on the terminator. This does not happen every month. This is a clair-obscure (french for light-shadow) effect on the Moon's surface created by the interplay of light and shadow.It is visible for around 4 hours at the first quarter phase.