Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004-2009 Wes Higgins

Rupes-Altai

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

 

Description:
Cliff more or less abrupt joining Catena Albufeda in the North to Piccolomini in the South.
South-East North-West oriented.
In form of arc of circle.
Tray in altitude more tormented than the plain below.

Size:
Dimension: 495x495Km / 291x0Mi
Height: 1000m / 3000ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0021

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 5 days after New Moon or 4 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars

 

Imaging Information

DATE

07-28-08

TIME

9:31 UT

TELESCOPE

18 Inch Reflector

BARLOW

4x Powermate

FILTER

 

CAMERA

Infinity 2-1M

STACK COUNT

42 Frames

MAP

2692 Points

PROCESSING PROGRAMS USED: Avistack , Registax V5 , ImagesPlus , Photoshop CS4