Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

ARISTOTELES Imaged 07-15-06 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

The Text Listed Below Is Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA, Link To Virtual Moon Atlas

Description:
Circular formation. Forms a remarkable couple with Eudoxus.
Very steep and tormented slopes supporting Mitchell to the East.
Very high walls in terraces.
Flat floor extensive. Two small mountains off-center. Hill rilles and craterlet
Size:
Dimension: 90x90Km / 53x53Mi
Height: 3700m / 11200ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0425
Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor