central peak

central peak

[′sen·trəl ′pēk]
(astronomy)
A mountain located at the center of the floor of a lunar crater.
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The inferior mountains on each side of the pass form a sort of frame for the picture of their dread lord, and close in the view so completely that no other prominent feature in the Oberland is visible from this BONG-A-BONG; nothing withdraws the attention from the solitary grandeur of the Finsteraarhorn and the dependent spurs which form the abutments of the central peak.
If there were some central peak it would be different, but it all slopes downwards, so far as we can see.
According to a report from (https://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-mars-curiosity-rover-captures-ghostly-snapshot-of-mount-sharp/) CNET , Mount Sharp is the central peak found within the region of the Gale Crater, the main area where the Curiosity is conducting its planetary mission.
These vaults gradually increase in height until it reaches the central peak, with the middle vault standing at 28 meters in height.
"The normal distribution curve is symmetrical, where most of the observations cluster around the central peak and the probabilities for values further away from the mean taper off equally in both directions.
Remnants of a central peak, which was up to 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) high, can also be seen.
He said that erosion has now worn away leaving an eight kilometres wide crater across with a central peak, and an impact of this magnitude would kill everything for quite a distance.
To quantify this observation exactly, Figure 8(a) shows the x-cut of the central peak of the 2D-autocorrelation in the case of a random location of the emitters (black curve) and in the case of a uniform location of the emitters (red curve).
Fourth, at Q = 4, the peak height of the central peak is higher than the other two peaks.

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