Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Rutherfurd Imaged 08-03-07 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

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

Description:
Circular formation situated on the South-East wall of Clavius.
Very steep and tormented slopes to the North.
Pretty high walls with terraces.
Tormented floor. Important off-centered mountain to the North-East. Hills and lines of crest
Size:
Dimension: 56x56Km / 33x29Mi
Height: 2900m / 8800ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0537

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