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Shadows at the Moon’s south pole

This amazing image from NASA is a result of combing 1,600 photographs of the lunar south pole taken by the wide angle camera (WAC) on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft. Described as a multi-temporal illumination map it illustrates the … Continue reading

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Creating a photographic atlas of the moon

A bite-size video from NASA Goddard highlighting the work of the LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter). The spacecraft’s wide angle is currently building a super detailed photographic atlas of the moon. Mapping out every mountain,  crater and rill. Maybe not as … Continue reading

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