Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Langrenus Imaged 09-06-09 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

The Text Listed Below Is Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA, Link To Virtual Moon Atlas

Description:
Circular formation deformed to the South.
Very steep and tormented slopes supporting Lohse Langrenus C and E to the South Sommerville to the North-East and Acosta to the North.
High walls with terraces deformed to the South.
Extensive flat floor more tormented to the North-West. Double central mountain 1000 m high. Hills and craterlets.

Position:
Longitude: 60.9° East
Latitude: 8.9° South
Quadrant: South-East
Area: Moon East limb


Size
Dimension: 136x136Km / 80x80Mi
Height: 2600m / 7900ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0197

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 3 days after New Moon or 2 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars