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1st 360 Degree Color Panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 Lunar Lander. It shows the moonscape view all around the landing site after the ‘Yutu’ lunar rover left impressive tracks behind when it initially rolled onto the lunar terrain on Dec. 15, 2013. Mosaic [Credit: CNSA/Chinanews/Ken Kremer/Marco Di Lorenzo – kenkremer.com] Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/108293/1st-360-degree-color-panorama-from-chinas-change-3-lunar-lander/#ixzz2r225Lsas

1st 360 Degree Color Panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 Lunar Lander. This portion of the panorama focuses on the ‘Yutu’ lunar rover and the impressive tracks it left behind after rolling onto the pockmarked and gray lunar terrain on Dec. 15, 2013. [Mosaic Credit: CNSA/Chinanews/Ken Kremer/Marco Di Lorenzo]

An artist's depiction of China's Yutu rover being deployed on the moon by the Chang'e 3 lunar lander is shown in this still image from a state-run CNTV TV broadcast. Chang'e 3 landed on the moon on Dec. 14, 2013.Chang'e 3 delivered the Yutu rover to the moon with its successful landing. (Credit: CNTV)

Preliminary map of Comet C-G, mading using high-res images from Rosetta's OSIRIS camera. The colors indicate regions with different kinds of terrain. The map is oriented with the comet’s ‘body’ in the foreground and the ‘head’ in the background. (Credits: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA) Mona Evans, "Rosetta the Comet Chaser" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art182574.asp

Linné crater on the Moon. Relief map made using the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) as a stereo camera. Linné (2.2 km diameter) is a very young and beautifully preserved impact crater. The colors represent elevations; cool colors are lowest and hot colors are highest [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]. Mona Evans, “The Moon – Earth's Daughter” http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art32833.asp

Chang’e 3 landing site in Sinus Iridum, the Bay of Rainbows. Also labeled is the crater named for Francesco Bianchini (18th century Italian astronomers) and crater Helicon (a sacred mountain in Greek mythology). Promontories honor Pierre-Simon Laplace (18th-19 century French astronomer and mathematician) and Heraclides Ponticus (Greek astronomer 4th century BCE). Mare Imbrium is the Sea of Showers. Mona Evans, "The Moon - Earth's Daughter" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art32833.asp

ESA's Malargüe tracking station, Argentina. It's also known as Deep Space Antenna 3 (DSA 3), as it's one of three antenna ESA uses to track its deep space missions, including Rosetta. The other two antennae are in Spain and Australia. Mona Evans, "Rosetta the Comet Chaser" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art182574.asp