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LROC NAC view of Lunokhod 2 tracks

LROC NAC view of Lunokhod 2 tracks

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NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University

LROC NAC view of Lunokhod 2 tracks
Tracks made by Lunokhod 2 as it tested for variations in local magnetic properties while traversing around a small crater (25.764°N, 30.474°E). LROC NAC image M122007650R, image width 470 m.
Lunokhod 2's tracks

NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University

Lunokhod 2's tracks
This browse-resolution view of the eastern end of Lunokhod 2's 37-kilometer traverse across the Moon shows that the rover's tracks were still visible more than 27 years after the spacecraft's January 15, 1973 landing. The image is roughly 4 kilometers wide.
LROC NAC view of the SW portion of the Lunokhod 2 traverse

NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University

LROC NAC view of the SW portion of the Lunokhod 2 traverse
White box indicates the location of the tracks shown in this image.

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 February 28, 2010

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