Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Alphonsus Davy Crater Chain Imaged 08-23-08 , 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:
Formation situated in the arena of the walled plain Davy Y. Oriented West-East.
Constituted of a dozen of craterlets of 1 to 3 km of diameter. Begins with the craterlet Davy C.
Constituted of a dozen of craterlets of 1 to 3 km of diameter.
Probably caused by the impact of several parts of a same body.

Size:
Dimension: 51x51Km / 30x2Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.

Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 200 mm reflector