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Occurred : 3/29/2004 20:00 (Entered as : 03/29/2004 20:00)
Reported: 3/29/2004 5:49:54 PM 17:49
Posted: 4/9/2004
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Duration:10 minutes
Light on the moon

I was looking at the moon with a telescope and I notice that, in a crater in the shadow area, a spot that was not covered by the shadow. It is half moon or so, a crater would be exposed to light from one side and casting a shadow in the inner crater and the other side of the crater. It was inside the crater in the shadow part that I noticed this oddity. The only physical way that this could happen is that a feature inside the crater must at least crest the crater to be hit by the light. I can't think of anything that high inside of a moon crater. My humble conclusion is that it is generating its own light. My regret is not having a powerful enough telescope to investigate it. I hope to see it next time ( I had to leave the site after clouds rolled in)