Breathtaking view of the central peak of Tycho Crater


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Another astonishing space photograph, this time from lunar orbit, taken by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter on June 11, 2011.

The image looks down at the central peak of Tycho crater, with enough detail to make out individual boulders at the summit. Go the link to see some closeups.

Central peak of Tycho crater

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  • David K. Williams

    Hey Bob!

    Do you know of any web site that has a map of the relative positions of all of our current space probes with respect to our solar system?

    Thanks,

    Dave

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