Tycho Imaged 08-23-08, 18 Inch
Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera
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Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA,
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
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