Hubble View of Aristarchus Plateau on the Moon

The Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys imaged Aristarchus crater and nearby Schroter's Valley rille on Aug. 21, 2005. The Hubble images reveal fine-scale details of the crater's interior and exterior in ultraviolet and visible wavelengths at a scale of approximately 50 to 100 metres per picture element.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and J. Garvin (NASA/GSFC)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0529a
Type:Observation
Release date:19 October 2005, 19:00
Size:1720 x 1982 px

About the Object

Name:Crater Aristarchus, Moon
Type:Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Category:Miscellaneous

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BandWavelengthTelescope
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502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
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