A major rille system extends from south of Hippalus north through
Palus Epidemarium (David North <d _at_ timocharis.com>)
July 14, 1997:
Palus Epidemarium was the usual happy hunting ground, and I can't say
enough times how folks should make it a point to scope this area out when the
light and seeing allow.
I stumbled across the
exquisite Kies Pi, a dome with a nice little pucker in the middle sitting all
by itself between Mercator and Kies. It's not a tough target,
and is one of the more perfect domes to be seen at all.
Bullialdus was a glorious example of a deep lunar crater, lit by the
low sun. It was half lit, and had beautifully detailed terraced
walls. Surrounding the crater walls was a 'shield' or what I thought
of as a hood of raised, disturbed, debris-filled land. The shadow of
the eastern wall cut halfway across the crater, and it made a very