Tycho and Clavius (2021-04-23)

Description

Tycho is the crater which everyone knows, but no one knows the name of. It is the crater which has the most prominent rays extending out from it - quite noticeable to the naked eye near the Full Moon. The rays are slightly less prominent at other times (such as this 87.6% lit waxing gibbous).



Clavius just up and to the left of Tycho - with an arc of several smaller craters within it. The shadows within make for a dramatic scene.

Details

  • 742
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Comments

Share This Astrochest

Short URL

Color Palette

EXIF Data

Taken At Thu, Apr 22, 2021 10:49 PM

Gear

More From Astrochest

M31 Pelican nebula Plejades 2021 Harvest_moon_9-13-2019 HOO_1-NoSt shopped-1 Witches Broom -SAI-sharpen Heart Nebula M42 HOO_FInal_medium_JPG Whole Disc Full Moon March 28th, 2021 Perseid meteor crosses the milky way Marcarian Chain 2021