LRO, or Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, provides us with the first light images of the moon. The image above, “taken in the Mare Nubium region of the Moon, shows a heavily cratered area.” Continue reading for one more picture.

The scale here is amazing: the whole image is 1400 meters across, or just under a mile. That’s like looking out your airplane window…if you were over the frakking Moon.

[via Badastronomy]


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