Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


La-Caille Imaged 09-14-06 , 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

Circular formation situated between Purbach and Blanchinus.
Steep slopes supporting La Caille M lengthened to the North-East.
High walls ridden by La Caille A & AB to the North-West La Caille D to the East and La Caille H & L to the South.
Flat floor filled with lava. Craterlets. Rille.

Dimension: 70x70Km / 41x41Mi
Height: 2760m / 8400ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0406

Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor