Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Konig Imaged 04-08-06 , 18 Inch Reflector , DMK-21F04 Camera

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

Description:
Isolated circular formation situated on the South-West bank of Mare Nubium.
Steep slopes supporting hills to the South-West and to the South and the craterlet König A to the South-East.
High walls with light terraces.
Very tormented floor. Numerous hills.

Size:
Dimension: 24x24Km / 14x14Mi
Height: 2440m / 7400ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.1061
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 2 days after First Quarter or 1 day after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor