Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Rupes Recta Imaged 08-23-08 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

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

Rectilinear fault situated on the East bank of Mare Nubium.
Connects Thebit D to the North with a small mountain to the South.
Slope inclined between 30 / 40°.
Slope covered with bright materials.

Dimension: 114x114Km / 67x0Mi
Height: 300m / 900ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0027

Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor