Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004-2009 Wes Higgins

Taruntius

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

Description:
Circular formation damaged to the North.
Steep slopes supporting Taruntius L to the West and Taruntius B to the South.
Few high walls crushed by Cameron to the North-west.
Tormented floor. Internal hills ring. Central mountain. Craterlets and lines of crest.
Size:
Dimension: 58x58Km / 34x34Mi
Height: 1200m / 3600ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0214

Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 4 days after New Moon or 3 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor

 

Imaging Information

DATE

11-05-09

TIME

8:55 UT

TELESCOPE

18 Inch Reflector

BARLOW

4x Powermate

FILTER

680nm IR Pass

CAMERA

Infinity 2-1M

STACK COUNT

351 Frames

MAP

2686 Points

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