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

Description:
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.

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

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