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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Oblique view of the Orientale basin

Filed under pretty pictures, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Moon

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Oblique view of the Orientale basin Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter took this photo of the Moon's Orientale basin on July 1, 2016, from an altitude of 79.3 kilometers, gazing toward the east. The view is about 13 kilometers wide. The rounded mountains at both sides are two of Orientale's rings.


Original image data dated on or about July 1, 2016.

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


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