Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004-2009 Wes Higgins

Hevelius-Grimaldi-Mosaic

The Text Listed Below Is Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA, Link To Virtual Moon Atlas

Description: (Hevelius)
Circular formation. Forms a remarkable couple with Cavalerius.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Cavalerius to the North Lohrmann to the South and many craterlets to the East and to the West.
Few high walls supporting Hevelius H F & B to the West and Hevelius C G & E to the North-East.
Very large flat floor supporting Hevelius A to the North. Small central mountain. Contains Rimae Hevelius.
Size: (Hevelius)
Dimension: 109x109Km / 64x64Mi
Height: 0
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0189
Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 6 days after First Quarter or 5 days after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars

 

Imaging Information

DATE

11-01-09

TIME

4:59 UT

TELESCOPE

18 Inch Reflector

BARLOW

4x Powermate

FILTER

680nm IR Pass

CAMERA

Infinity 2-1M

STACK COUNT

630 Frames

MAP

3617 Points

PROCESSING PROGRAMS USED: Avistack , Registax V5 , ImagesPlus , Photoshop CS4