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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Oblique view of the Chang'e 3 landing site in Mare Imbrium

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Oblique view of the Chang'e 3 landing site in Mare Imbrium Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter slewed 54 degrees to the east on February 16, 2014 to allow LROC to snap a dramatic oblique view of the Chang'e 3 landing site (arrow). The crater in front of the lander is 450 meters in diameter, image width 2900 meters at the center. (LROC image M1145007448LR)


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This image is in the public domain. Original image data dated on or about February 16, 2014


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