Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Pitiscus Imaged 03-16-05 , 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

Circular formation.
Very steep slopes supporting Pitiscus H to the South Pitiscus W to the West and Pitiscus R to the North-West.
High walls with terraces crushed by the double crater Pitiscus E to the West.
Flat floor supporting Pitiscus A to the North and a craterlet to the South-East.'

Dimension: 85x85Km / 50x50Mi
Height: 3000m / 9100ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0366

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