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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Moon from Mariner 10

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The Moon from Mariner 10 Mariner 10 took the images for this mosaic of the Moon on November 5, 1973, two days after launch. The photo covers the easternmost part of the nearside as well as part of the farside, including Tsiolkovskiy crater and Mare Moscoviense.

NASA / JPL / Emily Lakdawalla

Six images were mosaicked and reseaux painted out.

Original image data dated on or about November 5, 1973.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

 

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