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Amazing Moon Photos from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Low Reflectance Deposits on the Lassell Massif

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Low reflectance deposits are seen along the margins of Lassell G and Lassell K. Image released March 14, 2013.

Cinder Cone, Impact Crater, or Something Else?

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A circular feature piques curiosity and encourages speculation. Image released March 13, 2013.

Not Your Average Crater

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An asymmetric impact crater on the Lassell Massif revealing low reflectance material. Image released March 13, 2013.

Rümker E Impact Melt

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Impact melt deposit in the crater Rümker E. Image released March 8, 2013.

Wrinkle Ridge vs. Impact Crater

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An impact crater modified by a wrinkle ridge. Image released March 6, 2013.

Copernicus Collapse

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Collapse feature in the impact melt within the floor of Copernicus crater. Image released March 5, 2013.

New Views of the Gruithuisen Domes

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An oblique view of the northern portion of the Gruithuisen Gamma volcanic dome. Image released March 4, 2013.

Lobate Debris Aprons on the Moon?

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Debris flows mantle the floor of an unnamed highland crater. Image released Feb. 28, 2013.

Schiaparelli E

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A recent impact in Oceanus Procellarum produced a spectacular, circular melt pond. Image released Feb. 27, 2013.

LRO View of Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

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The total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017, as seen from the moon by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. The shadow of the moon in this image is centered over Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

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