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

Description:
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.

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

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