Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Capunaus Imaged 11-05-04 , 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

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.

Dimension: 61x61Km / 36x36Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 2 days after First Quarter or 1 day after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor