Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Porter Imaged 08-03-07 , 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

Circular formation situated on the North-East wall of Clavius.
Pretty steep slopes.
Flat floor. Important central mountain prolonged by a line of crest to its East. Chain of craterlets to the South-West.

Dimension: 54x54Km / 32x32Mi
Height: 2800m / 8500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0538
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor