Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Deslandres Imaged 09-14-06 , 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:
Complex circular formation.
Pretty steep slopes marked by craters whose Walter to the East Lexell to the South Ball to the South-West and Hell to the East.
Very damaged walls.
Flat floor strewn with many craters whose a South North oriented chain to the North-East. Hills and lines of crest. Rilles and craterlets
Size:
Dimension: 241x241Km / 142x142Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculati
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars