Lunar craters Copernicus and Reinhold

Lunar craters Copernicus and Reinhold

Fig. 5.13 . Bright ejected material radiates outward from the crater Copernicus near the lunar horizon. It is one of the youngest lunar craters on the near side of the Moon, with an estimated age of 900 million years and a diameter of 93 kilometers. The craters in the foreground are Reinhold A and B. (Courtesy of NASA.)

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University