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

Description:
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

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

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

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