Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Cleomedes Imaged 09-06-09 / 7:25UT , 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:
Circular formation.
Few steep slopes supporting Schumacher to the North and Messala E & F to the East.
Few high walls crushed by Messala B to the South.
filled Immense flat floor of lava. Small central mountains. Crevices and hills. Lines of crest and craterlets.


Size:
Dimension: 128x128Km / 75x75Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation

 

 

 

Position:
Longitude: 59.9° East
Latitude: 39.2° North
Quadrant: North-East
Area: Moon North-East limb

 


Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 3 days after New Moon or 2 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars