Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004-2009 Wes Higgins

Posidonius

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

Description:
Circular formation. Forms a remarkable couple with Chacornac.
Few steep slopes supporting the trio Posidonius O I & B to the North.
Pretty high walls.
Flat floor with numerous craterlets whose Posidonius A and C and Rimae Posidonius. Lines of crest.
Size:
Dimension: 99x99Km / 58x58Mi
Height: 0
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0242
Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 5 days after New Moon or 4 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor

 

Imaging Information

DATE

11-05-09

TIME

9:44 UT

TELESCOPE

18 Inch Reflector

BARLOW

4x Powermate

FILTER

 

CAMERA

Infinity 2-1M

STACK COUNT

167 Frames

MAP

3120 Points

PROCESSING PROGRAMS USED: Avistack , Registax V5 , ImagesPlus , Photoshop CS4