Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Bonpland-Parry Imaged 09-14-06 , 18 Inch Reflector , DMK-21F04 Camera

The Text Listed Below Is Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA, Link To Virtual Moon Atlas

Description: (Bonpland)
Damaged circular formation forming a remarkable trio with Fra Mauro and Parry.
Steep slopes supporting Dorsum Guettard to the South-West Fra Mauro to the North and Parry to the East.
Few high walls divided to the South.
Extensive flat floor filled with the lava of Mare Cognitum. Crossed by Rimae Parry. Craterlets.

Size: (Bonpland)
Dimension: 61x61Km / 36x36Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.

Observation: (Bonpland)
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor