Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Vitruvius Imaged 10-29-07 , 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 to the South of Mons Vitruvius.
Few steep slopes but to the North.
Few high walls partially gobbled to the South-West and ridden by a craterlet to the South.
Tormented floor filled with lava. Central hills.

Size:
Dimension: 31x31Km / 18x18Mi
Height: 1550m / 4700ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0517
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: 3 days after First Quarter or 2 days after Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor