New Composite Image Offers Unique View of North Pole of Moon

By: NASA/CNN
By: NASA/CNN
NASA scientists used cameras aboard an orbiter to create this mosaic of the moon

A bright full moon as captured on camera in Central Alabama. (Courtesy: Teresa Wilson)

NASA scientists used cameras aboard an orbiter to create this mosaic of the moon's North Polar Region.

It's made up of more than 10 thousand pictures.

Two specialized cameras captured details including texture and shading on the moon.

A web version lets viewers zoom and pan around areas.


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