Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Murchison-Pallas Imaged 09-14-06 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

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

Description: (Murchision)
Deformed and wrecked formation. Forms an interesting couple with Pallas.
Steep slopes supporting Chladni to the South-East and Pallas to the North-West.
Walls overlapped by Pallas to the North-West Murchison C to the South-West and gobbled in the lava of Sinus Medii to the South-East.
Flat floor communicating with Pallas and supporting a debris to the North-west and Murchison T to the South-East. Hills crack

Size: (Murchision)
Dimension: 60x60Km / 35x35Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation
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Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor