Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


REGIOMONTANUS-PURBACH Imaged 09-14-06 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity2-1M Camera

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

Description: (Regiomontanus)
Lengthened and wrecked formation oriented West East.
Steep slopes riddled with craterlets to the West and to the South and crushed by Purbach to the North.
High walls to the East and collapsed to the West ridden by Werner A to the East.
Flat floor with craterlets and hills. Central mountain supporting the summit craterlet Regiomontanus A.

Size: (Regiomontanus)
Dimension: 129x129Km / 76x67Mi
Height: 0
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0159

Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars