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Geoff

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2010, 07:35:04 am »
Hi claymore

Your images are from Ina - you can see by the coordinates, Latitude: 18.6, Longitude: 5.3

This thread is for "Ina-like" features elsewhere on the Moon. There is a thread specifically for posting images from the Ina region.

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2010, 03:57:35 am »
I think this is a faux Ina-like formation and looks like a lunar whale. Quite interesting though!  Located southeast of Maclear crater.



9.26 N,  21.51 E

http://wms.lroc.asu.edu/lroc/view_lroc/LRO-L-LROC-2-EDR-V1.0/M111456730LE near bottom right of photo strip.

Be sure to check out the large impact at the top of the strip with some type of large trench perhaps carved out by ejecta.


WMS image map with photo strips bottom right.


« Last Edit: December 09, 2010, 04:06:50 am by Tom128 »

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2010, 10:11:49 am »
Nice find Tom! This feature looks similar to the features in Hyginus crater: http://forum.moonzoo.org/index.php?topic=50.0

Will do some exploring  :)

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2010, 04:53:09 pm »
Amazing find Tom!! If I hadn't already planned my IOTW for next week (down to the very day) I'd nab this!

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2010, 12:35:36 am »
Hi Geoff and Jules,

I have been looking over the photo strip for clues as to why the lunar whale formation evolved as it did and I have a whale of an idea  :)   Currently I am thinking that perhaps the area has a thin, brittle coating of lava that flowed over a harder surface and now easily breaks off when meteors hit.


Here are some broken regolith areas to the left of the whale.





More directly above and to the right of the whale.





And here are some other similar broken regolith higher above the whale.





And is all of this related in some way to the incredible impact/ formation at the top of the photo strip?



 
« Last Edit: December 10, 2010, 02:38:39 am by Tom128 »

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2011, 12:35:12 pm »
This is from a region quite close to "Ina" Judging from the co ordinates mentioned previously. Not sure if this is the sort of thing you are looking for.

ID: AMZ300007e
Latitude: 20.6507°
Longitude: 30.5554°
Sun Angle: -75.35°
Scale: 11.65 meters / pixel
Zoom Level: 1   







The section at the bottom was too interesting not to include, i havent seen that before.

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #21 on: October 05, 2011, 07:38:00 pm »
Just had a wider view and it looks like very mixed terrain - both in terms of height and rock type - but not an Ina-like formation. Dramatic scenery around there!

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #22 on: October 05, 2011, 08:54:59 pm »
any idea what the white material at the bottom is from?

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #23 on: October 05, 2011, 10:12:42 pm »
Paler regions are usually caused by relatively recently exposed material (ie less than 1 billion years ago!) The overlying material is darker by comparison. Will have a closer look at this in wide field for more clues.

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #24 on: October 06, 2011, 09:17:24 pm »
I may have made your day:

ID: AMZ30001al
Latitude: 18.648°
Longitude: 5.36563°
Sun Angle: -77.29°
Scale: 4.20 meters / pixel
Zoom Level: 1





Zoom Level: 2

http://www.moonzoo.org/examine/AMZ1002wr3

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #25 on: October 07, 2011, 06:35:14 am »
That certainly looks like Ina!

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #26 on: October 07, 2011, 12:45:40 pm »
Guess who?

ID: AMZ30001if
Latitude: 18.6589°
Longitude: 5.37688°
Sun Angle: -87.38°
Scale: 4.19 meters / pixel
Zoom Level: 1







http://www.moonzoo.org/examine/AMZ1003fun

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #27 on: October 11, 2011, 11:49:54 am »
 :D
You can plonk your actual Ina images over here. Features you come across which are similar to Ina can go in this thread. It would be great to find "another" Ina somewhere...

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #28 on: October 11, 2011, 03:40:38 pm »
Lets hope we do, do you think we'll find one on the bright side before we get to work on the dark side of the moon?

This seems to be the sort of thing already posted:


ID: AMZ20004o1
Latitude: 20.1067°
Longitude: 30.7601°
Sun Angle: -1.48°
Scale: 2.18 meters / pixel
Zoom Level: 2




« Last Edit: October 11, 2011, 10:57:27 pm by kodemunkey »

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Re: TLP Project - Ina-like Features
« Reply #29 on: October 12, 2011, 04:35:52 pm »
I don't see any Ina-like features in your last post kodemunkey. Ina is a melt feature - see the first post in this thread for examples.