Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Lilius 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.
Few steep slopes supporting Lilius A to the South-East Lilius C to the West and an East West aligned crater chain to the North-West whose Lilius K B & S.
High walls in light terraces.
Flat floor. Large central mountain 1400 m high. Craterlets.

Size:
Dimension: 63x63Km / 37x37Mi
Height: 3000m / 9100ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0492

Position:
Longitude: 6.0° East
Latitude: 54.5° South
Quadrant: South-East
Area: Moon South limb


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