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October 21, 2021

Highest resolution image of moon and Tycho Crater

This image of the moon and showing Tycho Crater was taken using the Green Bank Telescope and is the highest resolution image ever taken of the moom from the ground.

[Green Bank Observatory is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation and operated by Associated Universities Inc.]

Learn more in the Green Bank Observatory news story Moon’s Tycho Crater revealed in intricate detail. (Date image taken: 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. 21, 2021)

Credit: NRAO/GBO/Raytheon/NSF/AUI

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