Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

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

Description: (Lyell)
Wrecked formation with irregular shape.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Lyell A to the North-West and Proclus A to the East.
Pretty high walls with damaged part to the West.
Flat floor communicating with Mare Tranquillitatis to the West.

Size: (Lyell)
Dimension: 32x32Km / 19x19Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.
Observation: (Lyell)
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 5 days after New Moon or 4 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor