Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Neander-Fault Imaged 10-29-07 , 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: (Neander)
Isolated circular formation.
Steep slopes supporting Neander E to the North and an anonymous deformed crater to the South-East.
High walls with terraces supporting Neander A to the North-West.
Few flat and wide floor. Central mountain. 2 craterlets principals.

Size: (Neander)
Dimension: 51x51Km / 30x30Mi
Height: 3400m / 10300ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.068

Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 5 days after New Moon or 4 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor