Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Cassini Imaged 08-25-05 , 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.
Steep slopes supporting Cassini M to the North-West.
Few high walls.
Flat floor filled with lava supporting Cassini A and B. Hills and craterlets.

Size:
Dimension: 60x60Km / 35x35Mi
Height: 1240m / 3800ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0218

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor