Tycho

April 25, 2009

Tycho is located in the southern highlands, the most notable feature being the Tycho crater. The Tycho crater is probably the most visible crater on the moon, rivaled only by the Copernicus crater.

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This region is named after the Danish astronomer and alchemist Tycho Brahe (1600 AD). His astronomical observations are considered the most accurate of his time.


Region Map

Region Map

Region Data
Name Tycho
Number 112
NW Corner 32° S 14° W
SE Corner 48° S 10° E
Raw Area* 1,078,000 km2
Visible Area* 812,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 75%
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Lunar landings in this area include Surveyor 7 (41.01° S 11.41° W).

Photo of Tycho

Photo of Tycho

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