Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Schiller Imaged 07-29-05 , 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:
Very lengthened and South-East North-West oriented formation. Seems to come from the fusion of 2 craters or from a low-angled meteorite impact.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Bayer to the East and Schiller H to the North-East.
High walls with terraces to the South.
Very flat floor to the South-East and tormented to the North-West. Mountain to the North-West. Craterlets.

Size:
Dimension: 184x184Km / 108x43Mi
Height: 3900m / 11800ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0218

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 3 days after First Quarter or 2 days after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor