Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Littrow-Rilles Imaged 09-01-07 , 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: (Littrow)
Circular formation. The Apollo 17 mission has landed 30 km in the South.
Steep slopes supporting Littrow A to the North-East and Rimae Littrow to the North-West.
Few high walls collapsed to the South.
Flat floor filled with somber lava. Wrinkled ridges and craterlets.

Size:
Dimension: 32x32Km / 19x19Mi
Height: 1200m / 3600ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0387
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 5 days after New Moon or 4 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor