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

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.

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