# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "Mare"

Mare [Astro*Index]

\mah'ray\ [L sea].

The dark areas on the face of the Moon. They are dark because they have a lower albedo, or reflecting index, than the surrounding areas.

See also:
♦ Albedo


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