Crater Copernicus on the Moon
In a change of venue from peering at the distant universe, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a look at Earth's closest neighbor in space, the Moon. Hubble was aimed at one of the Moon's most dramatic and photogenic targets, the 58 mile-wide (93 km) impact crater Copernicus.
About the Image
|Release date:||16 April 1999, 06:00|
|Size:||3001 x 2401 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Crater Copernicus, Moon|
|Type:||• Solar System : Planet : Satellite : Feature : Surface|
• Solar System Images/Videos
Colours & filters
|Optical||Hubble Space Telescope|
Notes: The image of the full moon was captured by the ground-based Lick Observatory.