Tycho

[ tahy-koh ]
/ ˈtaɪ koʊ /

noun

a prominent crater in the third quadrant of the face of the moon, about 56 miles (90 km) in diameter.

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British Dictionary definitions for Tycho

Tycho
/ (ˈtaɪkəʊ) /

noun

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

Word Origin for Tycho

named after Tycho Brahe
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