Hitchhiker's Guide to Rukl Chart 30

Encke (David North <d _at_ timocharis.com>)
Encke is one of the most hexagonal craters on the moon.
Maestlin (...Akkana)
[Long shadows in Maestlin] Long shadows in the ghost crater Maestlin, near Encke, at UT 6/13/2000 at 0430, though they were rapidly shortening even then.
Kepler (...Akkana)
Kepler has a terrace in its wall, very prominent when it's near the terminator.
Rima Milichius (David North <d _at_ timocharis.com>)
A difficult fight, but can be seen in a C8, even though Rukl calls it "not observable in small telescopes".

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