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

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
Dimension: 65x65Km / 38x38Mi
Height: 2080m / 6300ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.033

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