Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Maskelyne Imaged 10-29-07 , 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:
Isolated circular formation.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Maskelyne B to the West and Maskelyne K to the North.
Pretty high walls with terraces.
Pretty flat and little wide floor. Off-centered mountain. Central craterlet.
Size:
Dimension: 26x26Km / 15x15Mi
Height: 2500m / 7600ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.1042
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 2 days after First Quarter or 1 day after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor