Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Magelhaens 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.
Few steep slopes crushed by Magelhaens A to the South-East and supporting Gutenberg D to the North-West.
Pretty high walls in light terraces.
Flat floor widened filled lava. Craterlets.

Dimension: 43x43Km / 25x25Mi
Height: 1960m / 5900ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0478

Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 4 days after New Moon or 3 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor