Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Almanon Imaged 08-03-07 , 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.
Pretty steep slopes overlapped to the North-East by Almanon C. to the South by Almanon A and B. and supporting Catena Abulfeda to the North.
Walls highetr to the East than to the West.
Pretty flat floor. Hills and line of crests. Craterlets.

Size:
Dimension: 51x51Km / 30x30Mi
Height: 2480m / 7500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0506

Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor