Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

 

Zach Imaged 08-03-07 , 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.
Pretty steep slopes supporting Zach E to the North Zach D to the South-East Zach A to the South and the double crater Zach F to the North-West.
Very high walls with terraces to the East.
Flat floor with several small mountains to the North. Hills and craterlets whose a central couple.

Size:
Dimension: 73x73Km / 43x43Mi
Height: 3700m / 11200ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0521
Observation:
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor