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Fraser
2006-Feb-23, 04:38 AM
SUMMARY: This image of the lunar crater Billy was captured by the Advanced Moon Imaging Experiment (AMIE) on board ESA's SMART-1 spacecraft. With a diameter of 46 kilometres (29 miles), crater Billy is located on the southern fringes of the Oceanus Procellarum. The floor of Billy has been filled by basaltic lava with a very low albedo, leaving a dark surface. This image was taken on the 14th Jan. 2006, from a distance of about 1260 kilometres.

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