Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Longomontanus Imaged 08-23-08 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity2-1M Camera

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

Description:
Circular formation crushing Longomontanus Z to the East.
Steep slopes supporting Montanari and Longomontanus D to the North Brown and Longomontanus E & A to the North-East and Longomontanus A & B to the
South.
High walls with terraces damaged by Longomontanus S F M & L to the North-West and by Longomontanus K to the North.
Very large flat floor with double crater to the East. Small central multiple mountains. White spots. Hills and craterlets.

Size:
Dimension: 150x150Km / 88x88Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 2 days after First Quarter or 1 day after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars