Astronomy Magazine

Evolution Of The Moon

Posted on the 17 March 2012 by Gerard
From year to year, the moon never seems to change. Craters and other formations appear to be permanent now, but the moon didn't always look like this. Thanks to NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, we now have a better look at some of the moon's history.

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