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

Description:
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.

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