Moon from the Galileo Orbiter Series V

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$86.67
Jeff Pierson

Joined May 2012

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Sizing Information

Small 8.0" x 9.5"
Medium 12.0" x 14.2"
Large 16.0" x 19.0"
Note: Image size. Matboard and frame increase size of final product

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  • Custom-made box or flat frame styles
  • High-quality timber frame finishes to suit your decor
  • Premium Perspex - clearer and lighter than glass
  • Exhibition quality box or flat frame styles

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Artist's Description

This view of the Moon’s north pole is a mosaic assembled from 18 images taken by Galileo’s imaging system through a green filter as the spacecraft flew by on December 7, 1992. The left part of the Moon is visible from Earth; this region includes the dark, lava-filled Mare Imbrium (upper left); Mare Serenitatis (middle left); Mare Tranquillitatis (lower left), and Mare Crisium, the dark circular feature toward the bottom of the mosaic. Also visible in this view are the dark lava plains of the Marginis and Smythii Basins at the lower right. The Humboldtianum Basin, a 650-kilometer (400-mile) impact structure partly filled with dark volcanic deposits, is seen at the center of the image. The Moon’s north pole is located just inside the shadow zone, about a third of the way from the top left of the illuminated region.

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