Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Lexell 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 on the South wall of Deslandres.
Pretty steep slopes supporting many craterlets to the South-West whose Lexell H and Lexell B to the South-East.
Pretty high walls gobbled to the North-East in the lava of Deslandres.
Flat floor to the West and tormented to the East communicating with Deslandres. Central mountain. Craterlets and hill

Dimension: 65x65Km / 38x38Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.

Longitude: 4.2° West
Latitude: 35.8° South
Quadrant: South-West
Area: Tycho crater East region

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