L6 - Tycho

Tycho is a slightly more spectacular than average large crater, especially when viewed next to all of its neighbors in the southern highlands. However, what is truly amazing about Tycho is its extensive system of rays that are quite prominent when the moon is full or nearly so.

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Images © Doug Anderson

This image was taken on 10-Jan-2006 at prime focus through a 203mm Celestron C-8 Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector with f/6.3 focal reducer using a Canon Digital Rebel XT (350D) camera.