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Shackleton crater

Shackleton crater

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Shackleton crater
Some craters near the Moon's poles have permanently shadowed centers and raised rims that receive near-constant sunlight. One such example is Shackleton crater at the Moon's south pole. The exact south pole is located on the rim near the upper-right corner of this image.

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