Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Gutenberg-Capella Imaged 09-18-08 , 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: (Gutenberg)
Damaged circular formation.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Gutenberg A and C to the South-West and crushed by Gutenberg E to the East.
Few high walls ridden by Gutenberg E to the East.
Flat and extensive floor. Grooves and mountains off center.

Size: (Gutenberg)
Dimension: 77x77Km / 45x45Mi
Height: 2280m / 6900ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0308

Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 5 days after New Moon or 4 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor