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Mercury crater

Started by BABOafrica, 03/10/2012 09:58AM
Posted 03/10/2012 09:58AM Opening Post
Messenger has been sending photos of the craters on Mercury. I'm sending along two photos. One is an image of the Firdousi crater. The second photo shows how a similar "crater" can be reproduced (more or less) using electric arcing techniques in a plasma laboratory.

Clears,
Joe

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Posted 03/10/2012 10:00AM #1
This is an image of a "crater" created using plasma arcs in a plasma lab.

Clears,
Joe


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In lumine tuo videbimus lumen.

8O Home-made 10” Dob / Home-made 4” refractor

EPs: Konig 32mm (1.25") / Zhumell WF 30mm (2") / Nagler 13mm T1 / Orion Sirius Plossls 25 & 10mm / Zhumell Plossl 9 mm / Meade MA 9mm