dark, shaded craters
Source: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University
Published: April 16, 2019

In this multi-temporal illumination map of the lunar south pole, Shackleton crater (about 12 miles or 19 kilometers in diameter) is in the center, and the south pole is located approximately at 9 o'clock on its rim. The map was created from images from the LROC camera aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.


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