Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Gay-Lussac Imaged 09-14-06 , 18 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 wrecked formation.
Steep slopes supporting Gay-Lussac A to the South and Gay Lussac D to the North.
Few high walls.
Tormented floor. Depressions and hills. Craterlets and line of crest.

Size:
Dimension: 27x27Km / 16x16Mi
Height: 830m / 2500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0319

Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 2 days after First Quarter or 1 day after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor