Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

ERATOSTHENES 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:
Circular formation situated to the South extremity of Montes Apenninus.
Very steep slopes and tormented especially to the South.
Very high walls with terraces.
Few extensive and flat floor. Central mountain with several summits. Wrinkle ridges hills and rilles.

Size:
Dimension: 60x60Km / 35x35Mi
Height: 3570m / 10800ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0616

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor