Astro Photography By Wes Higgins

©2004-2009 Wes Higgins

Tycho

 

The Text Listed Below Is Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA, Link To Virtual Moon Atlas

 

Description:
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.
Size:
Dimension: 88x88Km / 52x52Mi
Height: 4800m / 14500ft
Height/Wide ratio: 0.0565
Observation:
Interest : Exceptional formation
Observation period: 1 day after First Quarter or Last Quarter
Minimal Instrument: 50 mm refractor

 

Imaging Information

DATE

09-30-10

TIME

 

TELESCOPE

18 Inch Reflector

BARLOW

4x Powermate

FILTER

680nm IR Pass

CAMERA

Infinity 2-1M

STACK COUNT

135 Frames

MAP

2617 Points

PROCESSING PROGRAMS USED: Avistack , Registax V5 , ImagesPlus , Photoshop CS4