Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Clavius Imaged 08-23-08 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

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

Description:
Damaged circular formation.
Steep slopes riddled supporting crater Blancanus to the South-West.
Very high walls ridden by Porter to the North-East Rutherford to the South-East Clavius K to the South-West and Clavius L to the West.
Large flat floor with Clavius D C N J & JA on an arc of circle. Numerous craterlets whose a chain to the South-West. Lines of crests
Size:
Dimension: 231x231Km / 136x136Mi
Height: 0
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0204

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars