Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Rhaeticus Imaged 06-26-05 , 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

Irregular formation partly dismantled.
Steep slopes supporting several craterlets whose a South-West North-East oriented chain to the North-East.
Few high walls but to the East.
Pretty flat floor. Small central mountain. Hills and craterlets.

Dimension: 51x51Km / 30x26Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor