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Harpalus crater

Harpalus crater

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Harpalus crater
The Moon's Harpalus crater, in a photo from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

The Moon's Harpalus crater, 39 kilometers in diameter, has a terraced wall and a central peak structure. Smaller craters to the north and north-northwest (Harpalus B and C, at 8 and 10 kilometers in diameter, respectively) have simple bowl shapes.

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