Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Philolaus-Anaximenes 08-03-07 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity -1M Camera

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

Description: (Philolaus)
Circular formation.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Anaximenes G to the North-West Philolaus C to the South-West and the large crater Philolaus D to the North-East.
High walls in terraces.
Flat floor. Two symmetrica and separatedl mountains. Hills and craterlets.

Size: (Philolaus)
Dimension: 73x73Km / 43x43Mi
Height: 3400m / 10300ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0479

Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 3 days after First Quarter or 2 days after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor