Vallis Alpes

2009-04-03, IR-Pass

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Image data

Photographer:Stefan Salamon, Jürgen Stöger
Optics:Celestron 11 f/10 (2800 mm)
Mount:Fornax 51
Cameras:DMK 41AF02.AS, Astronomik Ir-Pass 742
Conditions:medium seeing conditions
Location:Katzelsdorf an der Leitha, Austria
Date:3 April 2009

Vallis Alpes information

Vallis Alpes is a lunar valley feature that bisects the Montes Alpes range. It extends 166 km from the Mare Imbrium basin, trending east-northeast to the edge of the Mare Frigoris. The valley is narrow at both ends and widens to a maximum width of about 10 km along the middle stretch. The selenographic coordinates of the center of this feature are 49.21°N 3.63°E.

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