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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Sea of Cleverness

Filed under NASA lunar missions before 2005, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, the Moon

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The Sea of Cleverness The Clementine orbiter captured this strikingly textured image of Mare Ingenii, "The Sea of Cleverness" on the lunar far side. I've stretched the contrast slightly and removed some very small seams in the image.

NASA / Naval Research Laboratory / Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about April 9, 1994.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Bill Dunford


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