Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Lacus Mortis Imaged 07-15-06 , 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

21 000 km2. System of wrinkle ridge. Contains Rimae Bürg 1 & 2. Without doubting an old crater filled with lava. Craterlets.

Dimension: 155x155Km / 91x91Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.

Interest : Pretty interesting formation
Observation period: 5 days after New Moon or 4 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars