Image Feature

Rising Sun
07.06.09
 
In this image, the LRO spacecraft was looking down from an altitude of 187 km to see the sun rising on a new lunar day near the crater.


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In this image, the LRO spacecraft was looking down from an altitude of 187 km to see the sun rising on a new lunar day near the crater Goldschmidt D. Only a small portion of a crater rim caught the sun while everything around it remained in darkness.

Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University