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April 16, 1999 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-14

Hubble Shoots the Moon

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Image: Close-Up of Crater Copernicus on Earth's Moon

Close-Up of Crater Copernicus on Earth's MoonSTScI-PRC1999-14b

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A closeup view of Copernicus' terraced walls. Hubble can resolve features as small as 280 feet across.

Object Name: Moon

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: John Caldwell (York University, Ontario), Alex Storrs (STScI), and NASA

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Montage Image: Hubble Shoots the Moon Image Type: Astronomical Hubble Shoots the MoonPRC1999-14 Crater Copernicus on Earth's Moon Image Type: Astronomical Crater Copernicus on Earth's MoonPRC1999-14a Moon Image Type: Astronomical Moon

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