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Sinus Iridum means Bay of Rainbows and is a large flat plain of basaltic lava. This bay and the surrounding mountains is considered one of the most beautiful features on the Moon. North is at the top of the image.

Image Data : 1000 still frames BMPs.
Location: Sunglow Ranch, AZ
Equipment: Ceravolo 300 Astrograph at f/4.9
Mount: Astrophysics 900
Camera: Imaging Source DMK 41A
1280 X 960 pixel array with Astrodon Tru- Balance NIR Lum filter
Software used: IC Capture, Registax, Photoshop CS2
Image Aquisition: Peter
Image Processing: Debra