Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Gassendi Imaged 09-24-08 , 18 Inch Reflector With Infinity 2-1M Camera, (North Is To The Right)

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

Type: Walled plain
Geological period: Nectarian (From -3.92 billions years to -3.85 billions years)

Size:
Dimension: 114x114Km / 67x67Mi
Height: 0
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0169

Position:
Longitude: 39.9° West
Latitude: 17.5° South
Quadrant: South-West
Area: Mare Humorum region

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 3 days after First Quarter or 2 days after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars