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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA Sees the Moon's Permanent Shadows

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Caption: Deep in the craters of the moon's south pole lurk permanently shadowed regions: areas that have not seen sunlight in more than two billion years. Now, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is shedding a new light on some of our satellite's darkest mysteries.

Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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