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.