Lunar South Pole: Out of the Shadows

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Time(DOY:237) 2009-08-25T07:33:15
Center Longitude110.11°
Center Latitude-89.33°
Resolution0.98 m/pixel
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As the Moon heads into southern summer the region around the south pole is better seen by LROC. The south pole is located on the dramatically illuminated crescent rim.

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[NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]