Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Apianus 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.
Tormented slopes supporting many small craters. whose double crater Apianus A to the North-West and Apianus B to the South-East.
Walls in light terraces.
Flat floor filled with lava. Craterlets
Size:
Dimension: 65x65Km / 38x38Mi
Height: 2080m / 6300ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.033

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