Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004-2009 Wes Higgins

Darwin-Rimae-Darwin

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

Description:
Wrecked circular formation.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Darwin B to the West Crüger to the North-East and crushing Lamarck to the South.
Few high walls ridden by 3 craters to the South-West.
Tormented floor containing the Rimae Darwin. White stains. Hills and lines of crest. Craterlets. Dome with summit craterlet.
Size:
Dimension: 134x134Km / 79x79Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.

Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 6 days after First Quarter or 5 days after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars

IMAGING INFORMATION

DATE

11-01-09

TIME

4:48 UT

TELESCOPE

18 Inch Reflector

BARLOW

4x Powermate

CAMERA

Infinity 2-1M

STACK COUNT

251/1150 Frames

MAP

2100 Points

PROCESSING PROGRAMS USED: Avistack , Registax V5 , ImagesPlus , Photoshop CS4