The far side of the Moon at its most psychedelicS

These are the most detailed relief maps of the Moon's far side ever created — NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured the surface down to 30 meters. And thanks to false color (red=highest areas, blue=lowest) it's also our trippiest Moon yet.

The pictures are a huge step towards an accurate lunar atlas — including the area where Apollo 15 landed. Images via Associated Press.

The far side of the Moon at its most psychedelicS

The far side of the Moon at its most psychedelicS