Stunning Images of the Far Side of the Moon

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A topographic map of the moon’s southern hemisphere based on data from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter on board NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft

These amazing pictures capture the moon’s cratered surface in the most intricate detail ever recorded.  The images, which were taken by NASA’s Lunar Reconaissance Orbiter (LRO), have boosted the resolution of images of the far side of the moon over 100 times. (Pics)

 

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