Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Licetus Imaged 08-03-07 , 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 forming a remarkable quartet with Heraclitus Heraclitus D and an other anonymous crater.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Heraclitus to the South and many craterlets.
Pretty high walls crushed by two vertically central craters to the South-East.
Flat floor supporting Licetus C to the West and Licetus U to the East. Bre^che to Heraclitus to the South. Central hills.

 

 


Size:
Dimension: 77x77Km / 45x45Mi
Height: 3800m / 11500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0507

Position:
Longitude: 6.0° East
Latitude: 47.1° South
Quadrant: South-East
Area: Tycho crater East region

 


Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor