Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Guericke-Fra-Mauro 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: (Guericke)
Wrecked circular formation.
Few steep slopes supporting Guericke F to the South-West and a mountainous region to the South.
Few high walls dismantled to the North.
Flat floor in communication with Mare Nubium supporting Guericke D and H to the South. Small relief off center. Hills crack and craterlets.
Size: (Guericke)
Dimension: 60x60Km / 35x35Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor