Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Petavius Imaged 09-06-09, 8:48UT, 18 Inch Reflector With Infinity 2-1M Camera

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

Type: Crater
Geological period: Lower Imbrian (From -3.85 billions years to -3.8 billions years)

Dimension: 182x182Km / 107x107Mi
Height: 3300m / 10000ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0186

Longitude: 60.4° East
Latitude: 23.3° South
Quadrant: South-East
Area: Mare Fecunditatis South edge
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 3 days after New Moon or 2 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars