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Beautiful Endymion

Look closely at the crescent Moon to see shadow play on a crater floor.
RELATED TOPICS: MOON
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T here’s a lovely crater on the young crescent Moon befitting its name: Endymion. In one version of the eponymous Greek legend, Endymion was an attractive youth whom the Moon goddess Selene (often depicted wearing a crescent Moon on her head) laid to eternal sleep so she could forever enjoy his beauty.

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