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kodemunkey

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Linear Gravity Anomalies
« on: May 06, 2014, 06:49:01 pm »



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Linear Gravity Anomalies

These maps of the near and far side of the moon show the gravity gradients as measured by NASA's GRAIL mission, highlighting a population of linear gravity anomalies. The linear gravity anomalies are long blue streaks in the gradient maps. At least 22 anomalies with a combined length of more than 3,000 miles (4,800 kilometers) have been identified, with individual features having lengths up to and exceeding 300 miles (500 kilometers).

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/CSM

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Re: Linear Gravity Anomalies
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2014, 06:31:00 am »
Interesting, thanks for posting!

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Re: Linear Gravity Anomalies
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2014, 09:43:10 pm »
No problem.