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Lunar horizon glow from Surveyor 7
Filed under NASA lunar missions before 2005, pretty pictures, the Moon
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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