We've already been to the moon...

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

...but as this image of the mountains inside Tycho crater reminds us, we haven't really done anything besides patter about near the equator for a bit. We've certainly never explored anything like this.


Let's zoom in a bit.


And some more:


See that boulder on the top? Zoom in some more:



Apparently the mountain here is about 2 km in height. A view of the crater from the top shows just how much more impressive a view from the side is:


From the top it's just a crater with a protrusion in the middle, difficult to picture without a good deal of imagination.

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