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

Description:
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.

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

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