Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Biela-Hagecius-Rosenberger Imaged 09-06-09 , 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: (Biela)
Circular formation.
Steep slopes supporting Biela A to the East Biela B to the South and Rosenberger A to the North-West.
High walls in terraces overlapped by Biela C to the East and by a crater to the West.
Flat floor filled with lava. Mountain with three summits off-center in the North.

Size: (Biela)
Dimension: 78x78Km / 46x46Mi
Height: 3100m / 9400ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0408

Observation: (Biela)
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 4 days after New Moon or 3 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor