Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Rima Hippalus imaged 04-08-06 , 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

Large and parallel rilles system situated on the East bank of Mare Humorum.
System of larges North South oriented and concentric rilles.
one of them crosses the crater Hippalus.

Dimension: 247x247Km / 145x2Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.

Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 2 days after First Quarter or 1 day after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 200 mm reflector