Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Rima-Hyginus Imaged 12-03-04, 18 Inch Reflector , DMK-21F04 Camera

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

Large rille South-East North-West oriented to the departure. Crosses the crater Hyginus.
Then West East oriented. Few Deep. Seems formed of an alignment of craterlets. Connected by a small groove to Rima Ariadaeus.
Dimension: 226x226Km / 133x2Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 200 mm reflector