On 15 January 2012 the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter slewed 64.5 degrees to the east to capture this astonishing view of the floor and central peak of Tycho crater.


In June of 2011, LRO captured this view of Tycho crater looking to the west.

More amazing LROC images can be found at http://lroc.sese.asu.edu

Posted by: Soderman/NLSI Staff
Source: http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/news/index.php?/archives/572-View-From-The-Other-Side.html

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