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VIDEO: NASA shows us the other side of the moon

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A view from the opposite side of the moon. YouTube/NASA Goddard A view from the opposite side of the moon. YouTube/NASA Goddard
KHQ.com - Ever wonder what it looks like on the dark side of the moon? NASA has got you covered. They recently released a new video showing a time lapse video of the other side of the moon using computer graphics.


The video flips things along the imaginary line connecting the Earth and the moon. The Earth dances around the moon in the background. NASA says the opposite side of the has far more craters than the Earth-facing side as well.


The images are made from data collected by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been making detailed lunar maps since 2009. Watch the video above.
 

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