Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Boussingault-Mutis 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: (Boussingault)
Circular formation with double enclosure.
Steep slopes supporting Boussingault E to the North-West and Boussingault B to the South-East.
High walls in terraces overlapped by Boussingault K to the North-West.
Floor replaced by Boussingault A concentric forming a double enclosure.

Size: (Boussingault)
Dimension: 134x134Km / 79x79Mi
Height: 3200m / 9700ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0244

Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 3 days after New Moon or 2 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars