Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Vallis Alpes Imaged 12-03-04, 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:
South-West North-East oriented immense fault. Raised cliffs on each side. Rectilinear 700 m width rille on the floor
Size:
Dimension: 134x134Km / 79x7Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.
Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 100 mm refractor