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

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.

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




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


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