Rima Ariadaeus

Rimae Agrippa
Sketch by Bognár Tamás

This beautiful sketch of Rima Ariadaeus was sent in by Bognár Tamás of Zakany Hungary. This rille, one of the most dramatic on the Moon, runs for a length of over 200 kilometers, cutting through hills and crater walls before vanishing into Mare Tranquillitatis.

Rimae Agrippa
Telescope: 3″ F/11 Newton and 7,5 mm Super Plossl eyepiece
Date: 02-13-2008 16:10 – 17:30 UT
Co-longitude: 354,5°
Observing Location: Zakany – Hungary, 46° 15′ N 16° 57′E elev.: 129m