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The Glare of the Sun

This view of Antares, the Apollo 14 Lunar Module as it sat on the moon's Fra Mauro Highlands, reflects a circular flare caused by the brilliant sun. The unusual ball of light was said by the astronauts to have a jewel-like appearance. At extreme left, the lower slope of Cone Crater can be seen. Image Credit: NASA

NASA Identifier: 513609main_GPN-2000-001144



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Date Taken:03.28.2011

Date Posted:10.19.2012 16:59

Photo ID:756076

Resolution:3000x3000

Size:1.12 MB

Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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