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Tycho Crater

Tycho Crater

Tycho Crater, the most pronounced crater near the middle of this image is about 85km across.

The bright lines and patches radiating from the crater are the material ejected from the impact, some of which form rays that extend from it, to around 1500km away.


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Tycho Crater
Image created: Mar 29, 2007
Image posted: Apr 16, 2007

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