Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Gauricus 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

Very eroded and damaged formation.
Very Few steep slopes supporting many craters whose Gauricus A to the South-West Gauricus B and D to the South and Gauricus G to the East.
Pretty high walls with raterlets to the West.
Flat floor filled with lava with a crater in iron to horse to the North.

Dimension: 82x82Km / 48x48Mi
Height: 2700m / 8200ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0342

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