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Sky & Telescope creates accurate $99 Moon globe using images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

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Sky & Telescope magazine has put together what it claims is the most accurate Moon globe yet, and you can buy it right now.

Sky & Telescope moon globe
Sky & Telescope moon globe

Astronomy magazine Sky & Telescope is now selling a 12-inch globe that it claims is the first to depict the Moon "as it really is." As opposed to existing Moon globes, which are based on lunar charts created by the US Air Force, the team at S&T used more than 15,000 images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera to make the new globe as accurate as possible. More than 850 points of interest are labelled — including large craters, valleys, and landing sites — and the quality of the LROC images has led to what the magazine says is the "first entirely new globe of the lunar surface in more than 40 years." You can pick it up for $99.99 from the source link below.