Ever wondered what the far side of the moon looks like?
Here's what it looks like with the camera fixed on the moon's surface.
It lacks the large dark spots, called maria, that make up the familiar Man in the Moon on the near side. Instead, craters of all sizes crowd together over the entire far side. The far side is also home to one of the largest and oldest impact features in the solar system, the South Pole-Aitken basin, visible here as a slightly darker bruise covering the bottom third of the disk.
The images used in the above animations come from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
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