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Lunar Crater Cornucopia And A Glimpse Of The Far Side

10 Jun 2019, 19:31 UTC
Lunar Crater Cornucopia And A Glimpse Of The Far Side NASA / LRO

Like a middle-aged couch potato the moon’s been developing a paunch, leaving behind its delicate crescent figure and swells into a bulgy 8-day orb. Ah, but there’s beauty in that bulge. It’s filled with thousands of large, overlapping craters many of which you can see in a pair of binoculars magnifying from 7x to 10x. Just point, focus and marvel.

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