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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The Apollo 14 Lunar Module on the Moon's Fra Mauro Highlands

The Apollo 14 Lunar Module on the Moon's Fra Mauro Highlands
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This view of Antares, the Apollo 14 Lunar Module as it sat on the Moon's Fra Mauro Highlands, reflects a circular flare caused by the brilliant sun. The unusual ball of light was said by the astronauts to have a jewel-like appearance. At extreme left, the lower slope of Cone Crater can be seen.
Credit: NASA
Image restoration: Jean-Baptiste Faure

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