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ASU LROC team releases stunning image of Tycho

Arizona State University researchers have released a stunning image of the Moon's prominent impact crater Tycho, taken with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) on June 10, 2011. This dramatic sunrise view of Tycho crater captured by Professor Mark Robinson's LROC team with the narrow angle camera could be considered one of the most beautiful images of the Moon taken to date.
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Crater Tycho is a very young impact crater, only 110 million years old; much younger than the Sydney sandstone we walk around on. It has very steep and tormented slopes (sic) as Virtual Moon describes it; tormented indeed! The sketch was made in 2006 when seeing showed more detail than I could possibly sketch.
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