PIA00002: North Pole Region of the Moon as Seen by Clementine
 Target Name:  Moon
 Is a satellite of:  Earth
 Mission:  DSPSE
 Spacecraft:  Clementine 1
 Instrument:  Ultraviolet/Visible Camera 
 Product Size:  7738 x 7730 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  U.S. Geological Survey
 Addition Date:  1996-06-03
 Primary Data Set:  Clementine EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA00002.tif (37.43 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA00002.jpg (5.483 MB)

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Lunar mosaic of ~1500 Clementine images of the north polar region of the moon. The projection is orthographic centered on the north pole. The polar regions of the moon are of special interest because of the postulated occurrence of ice in permanently shadowed areas. The north pole of the moon is absent of the very rugged terrain seen at the south pole.

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