Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Barocius 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:
Damaged circular formation situated on the South-East slope of Maurolycus.
Pretty steep slopes overlapped by Barocius B and C to the North-East.
High walls especially to the South-East.
Tormented floor supporting Barocius W. Small mountain off-center. Craterlets and lines of crest.
Size:
Dimension: 85x85Km / 50x50Mi
Height: 3500m / 10600ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0427

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