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Shadows at the Moon's North Pole

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Shadows at the Moon's North Pole
The north pole of the Earth's moon as observed in more than 3,000 images over the course of a year by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Lunar explorers are mapping the places that are in permanent sunlight and in permanent shadow.

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

Original image data dated on or about August 5, 2013

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