Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Thebit Imaged 09-14-06 , 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 on the East bank Mare Nubium.
Steep slopes supporting Thebit E to the South-West and Thebit W to the South-East.
Walls with very high terraces ridden to the North-West by Thebit A and supporting to the North Thebit C and a craterlet.
Tormented floor. Hills and lines of crest.

Dimension: 60x60Km / 35x35Mi
Height: 3270m / 9900ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0574
Interest : Very interesting formation
Observation period: First Quarter or 6 days after Full Moon
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor