Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Geminus-Messala Imaged 09-06-09 , 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: (Geminus)
Circular formation.
Very steep slopes supporting the craterlet Geminus C to the South-East.
Wall in very raised terraces.
Flat and extensive floor. Central mountain. Hills and craterlets.

Size: (Geminus)
Dimension: 88x88Km / 52x52Mi
Height: 5400m / 16400ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0628

Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 3 days after New Moon or 2 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor