Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Maurolycus Imaged 8-25-05 , 18 Inch Reflector , DMK-21F04 Camera.

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

Circular formation forming an interesting couple with Barocius.
Very steep slopes especially to the East supporting Maurolycus D DA & F to the North Barocius to the South and presenting a double wall to the South-West.
Very high walls especially to the East and supporting Maurolycus A to the South.
Flat floor with numberous craters whose Maurolycus J to the center and Maurolycus M to the West. Off-centered mountain to the North. Craterlets and lines
of crest.
Dimension: 117x117Km / 69x69Mi
Height: 0
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0412
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars