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Yutu rolling on the Moon

Filed under pretty pictures, pics of spacecraft in space, amateur image processing, the Moon, Chang'E program, animation

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Yutu rolling on the Moon China's Yutu rover makes tracks on the surface of the Moon, taken on December 21, 2013. This sequence was taken from a television broadcast, aligned to correct for the motion of the camera, and its color adjusted.

CNSA / / Emily Lakdawalla

Here is the video from which this sequence was taken.

The date of the video is suggested by the position of the Sun.

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Original image data dated on or about December 21, 2013.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 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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