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    Re: GMT from Lunar Photo
    From: Antoine Couëtte
    Date: 2022 Jan 13, 02:24 -0800

    Dear Bill,

    In your referenced post here, you indicated " I then looked at the adjacent star near 12 o'clock and one fifth of a Moon radius from the limb (HD 202672). It is an optical double and Fred's wonderful image shows the companion faintly. Pixel scaling gave a distance of 2.84' from the near limb and a time of 01:11:40"

    If not too late ... would you be so kind as to indicate your own "Pixel scaling" determination for the angular distance of the 4 o'clock star (HD 202284) to the Far Limb of the Moon. I think you will agree that we cannot use the Near Limb because it is not well defined in the vicinity of HD 202284.

    Thanks in advance

    Antoine M. "Kermit" Couëtte

    antoine.m.couette[at]club-internet.fr

       
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