Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Autolycus 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:
Forms a remarkable triangle with Aristillus and Archimedes. Circular formation.
Very steep slopes supporting the craterlet Autolycus A to the East.
Very high walls in terraces.
Flat tormented floor. Central mountain. Hills.

Size:
Dimension: 41x41Km / 24x24Mi
Height: 3430m / 10400ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0879

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor