Heraclitus Imaged 08-03-07 ,
18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera
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Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA,
To Virtual Moon Atlas
Circular formation forming a remarkable quartet with Licetus. Heraclitus
D and an other crater to the West.
Pretty steep slopes crushed by Licetus to the North Cuvier to the
East and Heraclitus D to the South.
Pretty high walls riddled of craterlets.
Tormented floor riddled with craterlets and separated in two by
a central crest line.
Dimension: 94x94Km / 55x55Mi
Height: 3800m / 11500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0422
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor