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

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
Dimension: 241x241Km / 142x142Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculati
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars