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jules

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #30 on: May 14, 2010, 11:02:06 pm »
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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #31 on: May 15, 2010, 11:01:13 am »

jules

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #32 on: May 15, 2010, 11:50:41 am »
I find crater chains the hardet to spot as they look nothing like I expected them to (at least going by the tutorial images). These are certainly contenders. There's a lot of movement going on there too. Mini landslide? (Moonslide?? ;) )

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #33 on: May 15, 2010, 12:24:17 pm »

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #34 on: May 15, 2010, 01:18:17 pm »
The crater on the far right in the middle looks elongated to me - should this be classified as "Elongated Pits" or is that a different kettle of fish?


http://moonzoo.s3.amazonaws.com/v8/slices/000019492.jpg

Sorry I am a bit slow to replying to these - My suggestion would be to measure the dimensions and then do flag it as an eleongate pit. Whilst it is not likely volcanic, it will help draw our attention to elongate impact craters that are also of interest! Thanks, Katie

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #35 on: May 15, 2010, 01:20:08 pm »

http://moonzoo.s3.amazonaws.com/v10/slices/000377685.jpg

I'm hoping this is a crater chain.  ::)

Wow yes - thats a lovely herringbone style patttern of fresh secondary impact craters

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #36 on: May 15, 2010, 04:24:20 pm »

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Re: Crater Questions
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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #38 on: May 16, 2010, 08:48:51 am »

http://moonzoo.s3.amazonaws.com/v10/slices/000246728.jpg

Could be a crater chain lower left quarter.

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #39 on: May 16, 2010, 09:02:44 am »
Hi all, How many craters make a chain? 2.3,?  ???

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #40 on: May 16, 2010, 09:06:42 am »
Hi all, How many craters make a chain? 2.3,?  ???

I'm not an expert at crater chains but would think at least 3. The examples from the tutorial show a "smeared" area and it's hard to judge how many craters are involved.
Hopefully we'll get better examples/explanation at some point.
« Last Edit: May 16, 2010, 09:20:31 am by Geoff »

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #41 on: May 16, 2010, 09:14:26 am »
I hope so too Geoff. According to the How to take part samples, these are crater chains:



so that's what I look for.  ??? ;D






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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #42 on: May 16, 2010, 09:28:13 am »
Clear as mud thanks  ;D I will err on the side of caution.

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #43 on: May 16, 2010, 11:09:00 am »
More on crater chains here.
« Last Edit: May 16, 2010, 11:10:59 am by jules »

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Re: Crater Questions
« Reply #44 on: May 17, 2010, 04:26:58 pm »