The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Zooming in on Aristarchus' layers
Filed under pretty pictures, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, amateur astrophotos, the Moon, global views
Images of layered blocks in Aristarchus Crater at varying image scales. Image credits: Full moon ("Supermoon") at perigee taken by Joseph Brimacombe on March 21, 2011. Other images from Wide Angle Camera (WAC) and Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: NASA / GSFC / ASU / Mike Zanetti. Illustration prepared by Mike Malaska.
NASA / GSFC / ASU / Mike Zanetti / Joseph Brimacombe / Mike Malaska
Original image data dated on or about March 21, 2011.
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