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Rotating Moon From The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Posted on the 25 September 2013 by Gerard @presurfer
A huge payoff from the longevity of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission is the repeat coverage obtained by the LROC Wide Angle Camera. This NASA video footage shows what the moon would look like as it rotates. The images are impossible to witness from Earth, because only one of the moon's faces ever points toward the planet.

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(thanks Cora)

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