Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Delambre-Rima-Hypatia Imaged 07-15-06 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

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

Description: (Delambre)
Circular formation.
Steep slopes supporting Deslambres H to the North-West and Theon Junior to the South-West.
High walls in terraces supporting Deslambres D to the North.
Tormented floor. Central mountain. Hills crack and craterlets.

Size: (Delambre)
Dimension: 54x54Km / 32x32Mi
Height: 3500m / 10600ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0673
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor