Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins

Cleomedes-Mare-Crisium-Mosaic Imaged 09-06-09 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera

The Text Listed Below Is Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA, Link To Virtual Moon Atlas

Description: (Mare Crisium)
Formation with crater shape lengthened West East. Very flat floor with ring of wrinkle ridge to the periphery and ghost craters to the South. Craterlets. 176
000 km2. 3.85 billion years old.

Size: (Mare Crisium)
Dimension: 638x638Km / 375x345Mi
Height: ?
Height/Wide ratio: Unknown height. Impossible calculation.
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 3 days after New Moon or 2 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 10x binoculars