The Near Side of the Moon

Full Moon in detail, with dark grey "seas" of cooled lava, bright highlands, sharp-edged craters, and rays of whitish impact eject extending outward from some craters.
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The near side of the Moon, as seen by the cameras aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.