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Lunar horizon glow from Surveyor 7

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Lunar horizon glow from Surveyor 7 This animation shows the lunar horizon glow observed by Surveyor 7 just after sunset. The phenomenon is thought to be caused by electrostatically levitated dust particles.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory / Gary Rennilson

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