Crater Copernicus on the Moon

A close-up view of Copernicus' terraced walls. Hubble can resolve features as small as 280 feet across.

Credit:

John Caldwell (York University, Ontario), Alex Storrs (STScI), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo9914c
Type:Observation
Release date:16 April 1999, 06:00
Size:1767 x 1068 px

About the Object

Name:Crater Copernicus, Moon
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Satellite : Feature : Surface : Impact
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

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