Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Capuanus Imaged 07-29-05 , 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:
Circular formation situated on the South bank of Palus Epidemiarum.
Steep slopes to the South crushed to the South-West by Capuanus P and with perpendicular crests to the North-West.
Pretty high walls supporting Capuanus A to the South-East high to the South-West with crater and almost gobbled to the North-East.
Flat floor with craterlets and domes.

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

Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 2 days after First Quarter or 1 day after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor