Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Klaproth and Casatus Imaged 11-05-04 , 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: (Klaporth)
Circular formation forming a double crater with Casatus.
Few steep slopes supporting Klaproth A to the North Casatus H to the South-West and Klaproth G and H to the West.
Very high walls.
Very flat floor separated from Casatus by a line of crest. Craterlets.

Size: (Klaporth)
Dimension: 122x122Km / 72x72Mi
Height: 4300m / 13000ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0361
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 2 days after First Quarter or 1 day after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars