The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Bright Ejecta in Mare Marginis
Filed under pretty pictures, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Moon
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter took this close-up of an impact crater in the moon's Mare Marginis, a lava plain found right at the edge between the near and the far side.
NASA / JPL / University of Arizona
This image is in the public domain.
Original image data dated on or about October 9, 2013
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