Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Werner-Aliacesis-Apianus , 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: (Werner)
Young circular formation forming an interesting couple with Aliacensis.
Very steep and tormented slopes supporting Blanchinus to the North Aliacensis to the South-East and Regiomontanus to the West.
Walls in very raised tiers supporting the craterlet Werner D to the North.
Flat floor but tormented alongside the South wall. Slightly off-centered mountain.

Size: (Werner)
Dimension: 71x71Km / 42x42Mi
Height: 4220m / 12800ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0603
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor