Wow! Moon’s Young Crater Seen in Close-Up View (Photo)

March 21, 2016 - Supermoon

Wow! Moon's Young Crater Seen in Close-Up View (Photo)

Credit: John Chumack |

Tycho void is mostly images since it’s clearly manifest on a Moon’s aspect and can be seen in overwhelming fact in this image.

Astrophotographer John Chumack  took this picture on Feb. 19 with a 6-inch Newt Reflector Telescope ZWO 120M Monochrome camera, 500 frames built in Registax6.

“Tycho is about 108 million years of age, and is comparatively younger than many craters. You asked how do we know how aged it is? This information is formed on research of samples of a void ray recovered during a NASA Apollo 16 mission,” he wrote in an email to [How to Photograph a Moon: A Photo Guide]

Which of these lunar displays is your favorite skywatching treat?

  • Supermoon! Not usually is it a biggest full moon of a year, it’s super cool.

  • Full Moons: They come around each month and light adult a night.

  • Lunar Eclipses: There’s zero some-more fantastic than a blood-red moon in Earth’s shadow.

  • Blue Moon: They’re singular and amazing, if not indeed blue.

  • Solar Eclipses: The moon has a energy to retard out a sun!

About half approach between a Straight Wall and a moon’s south stick is Tycho crater, named for Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe . Although not a largest void on a moon, Tycho is one of a brightest, indicating that it is one of a youngest of a craters. It is a indicate of start of a outrageous complement of rays that confine a moon, best seen in about a week when a moon is full. Tycho is 53 miles (86 kilometers) in hole with classical executive rise and terraced walls.

Editor’s note: If we have an extraordinary skywatching print you’d like to share it with and a news partners for a probable story or picture gallery, send images and comments in to handling editor Tariq Malik during

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