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Lunar north pole

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Lunar north pole

Lunar north pole mosaic by LRO

The lunar north pole extends from 60 to 90 degrees north latitude on the Moon.


  • Craters 1
  • Exploration 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Notable craters include: Avogadro, Bel'kovich, Brianchon, Emden, Gamow, Goldschmidt, Hermite, J. Herschel, Meton, Nansen, Pascal, Petermann, Philolaus, Plaskett, Pythagoras, Rozhdestvenskiy, Schwarzschild, Seares, Sommerfeld, Stebbins, Sylvester, Thales, Van't Hoff, W. Bond


The Astrobotic Technology Icebreaker mission is scheduled to land on the Moon at the north pole on 24 October 2015.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Staff (2012). "Icebreaker: Prospecting the Moon".  

External links

  • USGS: Earth's Moon
  • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC)
  • LROC - Northern Pole Mosaic
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