Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Clavius Imaged 08-25-05 , 18 Inch Reflector , DMK-21F04 Camera

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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.

Dimension: 231x231Km / 136x136Mi
Height: 0
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0204

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