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Hourly Illumination of Moon’s Shackleton Crater

June 21, 2012

Illumination of Shackleton crater, a 21-km-diameter (12.5 mile-diameter) structure situated adjacent to the Moon’s south pole. The resolution is 30 meters (approximately 100 feet) per pixel. Frames are every hour from 01-Jun-2012 to 30-Jun-2012.  credit:  NASA