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

Description:
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.
Size:
Dimension: 60x60Km / 35x35Mi
Height: 1500m / 4500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0263
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 3 days after New Moon or 2 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor