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Thomas J

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ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« on: July 13, 2010, 06:28:31 pm »
Just landed?

Jet lagged?

Great!

Hello and welcome to the Newbie’s thread and the Moon Zoo forum.

I’m glad you’ve taken the time to come in and have a look around and I hope you find our forum well structured and easy to navigate.

If you’ve taken a tour and are not sure where to post your first questions or objects, drop them in here for some feedback. We’ll do our best to give you an answer. We can help you get started with picture posting, searching and using the Moon Zoo interface, in general.

If you would like to send a personal message to me or any of the moderators, that’s fine.
 
We are here to help.

You can use this thread to post anything you like; questions, images, suggestions etc.

Your Moon Zoo classifications contribute to important science as do your posts in our forum.

We hope you enjoy being part of this amazing, ground breaking project and we look forward to sharing your discoveries.


Thomas  :)
« Last Edit: July 13, 2010, 07:54:04 pm by Thomas J »

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2010, 07:17:44 pm »
Welcome newbies!

Don't be afraid of asking questions, if the Mods can't answer them someone else will.

Let us know of any suggestions for improving the forum or the Moon Zoo interface.

Geoff

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2010, 08:51:05 pm »
Excellent idea for a thread Thomas!
Well - we're open for business - and remember that there's no such thing as a silly question. So join in and ask away!

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2010, 09:53:54 pm »
No such thing as a silly question ? :o
Oooh, don't tempt me !  ;D
No , seriously, this is a great idea.  :D

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2010, 10:42:37 am »
No such thing as a silly question ? :o
Oooh, don't tempt me !  ;D
No , seriously, this is a great idea.  :D

How many Astronomers can dance on the head of an LROC?

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2010, 03:27:54 pm »
 :D :D I have been getting a lot of these kinds of pictures in Boulder wars. Not all blank just with a hint of moon feature. Can someone tell me something about them? Thanks
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# ID: AMZ40022oo
# Latitude: -88.8563°
# Longitude: 230.123°

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2010, 08:40:45 pm »
This image is from the South Pole Liz where there are many dark craters which never see sunlight - so there are lots of pictures of shadows - with an occasional bit of higher terrain. This kind of image can go in the Blank Image thread. The team are working on a way of automatically filtering out these unclassifiable images.

And you're right - there do seem to be quite a few in Boulder Wars.

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2010, 09:16:06 pm »
 :D Wonderful! Thanks Jules for the great info.

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2010, 01:05:36 pm »
No problem Liz! ;)

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2010, 08:11:39 pm »
Hello.
I'm a newbie.

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2010, 08:29:19 pm »
Hi Half, do you have a question or just coffee  ;D

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2010, 08:56:16 pm »
Coffee is already available.

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2010, 11:56:50 pm »
Nice to see you here, Half, coffee is always welcome  ;D

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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2010, 02:14:14 am »
I got a few shots into crater survey and I found something I'm not sure of.

How would you classify the large dark area taking up most of the left side of the shot?



I saved it as a favorite after marking the large dark area as an interesting "other" feature. I looked at in Google Moon but could not find the area easily so I gave up.


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Re: ARRIVALS (The Newbie's Thread)
« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2010, 06:48:33 am »
Hi boom929 and welcome to Moon Zoo.

Your image looks like a shadow from a mound or hill on the left of the picture.

Could you please remember to post the id information in future as this helps us to examine the area around the image.

On the My Moon Zoo page, when you click on the Recents/Favourites link to get your image, it should show the Id number plus other information (see attachment below).
You can copy and paste the first three items (Id, Latitude and Longitude) beneath your image.

Good luck with finding interesting images!