Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004-2009 Wes Higgins

Capella-Isidorus

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

Description: (Capella)
Wrecked circular formation forming an interesting couple with Isidorus.
Steep slopes supporting Isidorus to the West Capella F to the South Vallis
Pretty high walls in very damaged terraces supporting a craterlet to the North.
Few extensive floor. Important central mountain. Crossed by Vallis Capella.

Size: (Capella)
Dimension: 51x51Km / 30x30Mi
Height: 3250m / 9800ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0663
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 5 days after New Moon or 4 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor

 

Imaging Information

DATE

11-05-09

TIME

10:01 UT

TELESCOPE

18 Inch Reflector

BARLOW

4x Powermate

FILTER

 

CAMERA

Infinity 2-1M

STACK COUNT

47 Frames

MAP

3325 Points

PROCESSING PROGRAMS USED: Avistack , Registax V5 , ImagesPlus , Photoshop CS4