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

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.

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

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

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