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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Zooming in on Aristarchus' layers

Filed under pretty pictures, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, amateur astrophotos, the Moon, global views

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Zooming in on Aristarchus' layers 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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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: Mike Malaska


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