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MoonMtns.JPGMy friend Joan Bramsch took this photo of some of the nine mountain ranges on the moon thru the lens of a 10-inch telescope with a 10mm added lens.
She writes:

“Some of these mountains are over three miles high, comparable to the highest mountains on Earth, although they are not as steep.
When you gaze at the Moon, the brighter regions are the mountainous highlands, where the terrain is rough, highly shadowed and strewn with rocky rubble. … craters on the Moon range in diameter from a few feet to many miles.”