- a prominent crater in the third quadrant of the face of the moon, about 56 miles (90 km) in diameter.
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The ceremony was a formal and imposing one, in accordance with Tycho's ideas of splendour.
For twenty years Tycho laboured hard at Uraniborg in the pursuit of science.
Tycho accordingly abandoned Hven in a tumult of rage and mortification.
It appears that Otto, the father of Tycho, had a brother named George, who was childless.
Tycho's father and mother receded from the bargain, and refused to part with their son.
- a relatively young crater in the SW quadrant of the moon, 4 km deep and 84 km in diameter, with a central peak. It is the centre of a conspicuous system of rays