Rupes Recta

This feature is known as Rupes Recta, sometimes referred to as the Straight Wall. Some observers see this as a sword, where the mountains below form the hilt. This shot is from a nine day moon taken at f/20. It is a four frame mosaic.

Location:Gastonia, NC
Optics:C8, 4000mm f/20
Camera:SBIG ST-5C
Mount:Losmandy G11