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

Description:
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.
Size:
Dimension: 117x117Km / 69x69Mi
Height: 0
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0412
Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars