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

Description:
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.

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

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