Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004 Wes Higgins


Tycho Imaged 08-23-08, 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

Very young circular formation (100 millions of years).
Very steep and tormented slopes supporting Street to the South Pictet to the East Tycho E to the North-West and Tycho B to the West.
Very high walls in very important terraces.
Flat floor. Central mountain 1 500 M high with three main summits. Crests and hills lines. Craterlets. Furnace of the most important radiating system.
Dimension: 88x88Km / 52x52Mi
Height: 4800m / 14500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0565
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor