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Apollo 16 view of the Moon centered on Giordano Bruno crater

Apollo 16 view of the Moon centered on Giordano Bruno crater

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Apollo 16 view of the Moon centered on Giordano Bruno crater
At the exact center of this photo is an unassuming crater with a fairly crisp rim and rumpled floor named Giordano Bruno. Thanks to oblique illumination, it's nearly impossible to see the extensive ray system that surrounds the crater.

Apollo 16 image AS16-M-3008.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about April 25, 1972

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