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Boulders / Boulder Fields
« on: April 08, 2010, 03:30:14 am »
This thread is for any questions or images to do with boulders or boulder fields. There is a separate topic for Boulder Tracks.

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I will ask the first question:

Jules I think this worked like a charm!
I have a question about all the boulders on this image...how many boulders should I point out?  Is there a size limit?  We need to know those things.  Thank you.


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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2010, 01:11:48 am »
Boulders are fast becoming my favorite part of Moon Zoo.  I could spend hours wandering among them chipping off pieces and examining them.  I wonder how easy they would be to shape and stack to make future Lunar habitations?  But some of the boulder fields I am finding appearing to appear out of NOWHERE  with no apparent point of origin or hint how they came to be on a smooth flat plain.  I am totally fascinated!

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2010, 11:05:48 pm »
This is a great thread!  :)

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2010, 09:06:25 pm »
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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2010, 01:32:14 pm »
A bumper crop:


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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2010, 03:50:32 pm »
Will you guys stay away from my boulder garden!  >:(  I spent all night planting those and I expect to harvest them MYSELF.  One gets mighty hungry up here on Tycho and I have to eat...SOMETHING!!!

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2010, 04:01:56 pm »

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2010, 04:07:03 pm »
That's a beauty, Geoff. I have one in my favourites, I'll post it soon.

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2010, 04:11:21 pm »
This interests me as the boulders appear to fan out from a point midway towards the top right. It looks, to me, as if the boulders are the result of an impact. I would like to see the frame just above this one.

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2010, 04:19:21 pm »
This interests me as the boulders appear to fan out from a point midway towards the top right. It looks, to me, as if the boulders are the result of an impact. I would like to see the frame just above this one.



Looks like there may be an impact crater at the top, in the next frame, as you said.

We need a "nudge" button to move a bit into the next frame!

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2010, 05:34:43 pm »
Good thinking, it would be very nice to be able to follow things into the next frame.

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2010, 06:10:17 pm »
Another boulder field - had to use screen grab as favourites doesn't work for me any more  :(



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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2010, 12:03:46 am »
I got boulders this time  ;D


There is something very shiny on the top right of this image...tall boulder? Or half a face to compete with Mars? ;D ;D

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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2010, 12:07:51 am »
More boulders!!  ;D ;D ;D  Not once have I had boulder tracks... ???


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Re: Boulders / Boulder Fields
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2010, 11:44:21 am »
Looks like these have been thrown out when the crater was formed: