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Color image of the Moon as photographed by the Galileo spacecraft
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Moon from Galileo

The Galileo spacecraft surveyed the Moon on December 7, 1992, on its way to explore the Jupiter system. This color picture is a mosaic assembled from 18 images taken by Galileo's imaging system through a green filter. The top part of this picture shows the dark, lava-filled Mare.

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