Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Fraunhofer Imaged 09-06-09 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

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

Circular formation situated on the South slope of Furnerius.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Fraunhofer V to the North-West several craterlets to the North and a craterlet to the East.
little High walls in light terraces.
Flat floor filled with lava. Craterlet.
Dimension: 60x60Km / 35x35Mi
Height: 1500m / 4500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0263
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 3 days after New Moon or 2 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor