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New Images from The LROC Team.
26 Feb 2016
Floor and eastern wall of Antoniadi crater, image width along wall is 40 km, M1146021973LR [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].
04 Jan 2016
NAC mosaic of Mt. Marilyn, a key navigation landmark during the Apollo 11 Moon landing, scene is 30 km wide.
18 Dec 2015
The Earth straddling the limb of the Moon, as seen from above Compton crater. The large tan area in the upper right is the Sahara desert, and just beyond is Saudia Arabia. The Atlantic and Pacific coasts of South America are visible to the left. WAC E1199291151C (Earth only), NAC M1199291564LR (Earth and Moon); sequence start time 12 October 2015 12:18:17.384 UTC [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].
02 Dec 2015
Newly discovered Apollo 16 S-IVB stage impact crater, image is 400 m wide, north is up (M183689432L)
27 May 2015
Oblique view of Tycho crater looking from east-to-west. Image was acquired on 2 November 2014 from an altitude of 59 km (M1169552252LR). The central peak rises more than 2000 m (6562 ft) above the crater floor and the far wall exhibits more than 4500 m (14,764 ft) of relief.
28 Oct 2014
LADEE impact site on the eastern rim of Sundman V crater, the spacecraft was heading west when it impacted the surface. The image was created by ratioing two images, one taken before the impact and another after the impact. The bright area shows the impact point and the ejecta (things that have changed between the time of the two images). The ejecta form a V shaped pattern extending to the northwest from the impact point. Ratio constructed with LROC images M1163066820RE and M1101816767RE (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University).
12 Oct 2014
One of many newly-discovered young volcanic deposits on the Moon (
4.330°N, 33.750°E), this example is near the crater Maskelyne. The direction of sunlight is from the right and north is up, NAC M1123370138R [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].
14 Sep 2014
A new crater on the Moon! The bright flash of formation for this ~34 meter diameter crater was captured by an Earth based telescope on 11 September 2013. LROC M1151993656L, image is 1000 m wide [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].
23 May 2014
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