Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Posidonius Imaged 09-18-08, 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

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