Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Rimae Sulpicius Gallus Imaged 08-25-05 , 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

Description:
System of rilles situated on South-West rim of Mare Serenitatis.
South-East North-West oriented and parallel to Montes Haemus. In form of paw of goose with 3 fingers
Size:
Dimension: 94x94Km / 55x1Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 6 days after New Moon or 5 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 300 mm reflector