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Gassendi

Type: crater

Size: 110km

Longitude/Latitude: 40.0° W, 17.6° N

Age: Older than 3.85 billion years

Best time to see: Three days after first quarter (24-25 January) and two days after last quarter (8-9 January)

Minimum equipment: 10x binoculars

is a significant feature located on the very northern tip of the 380km-diameter Mare Humorum. When the lighting

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