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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #15 on: May 04, 2010, 05:55:58 pm »
This terrain looks scalloped:



In the Sea of Serenity, northern bit.

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2010, 03:48:00 pm »
Another image from the Sea of Vapours:



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Re: Interesting terrain
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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #18 on: May 10, 2010, 09:14:37 pm »
This is from the south pole, partly in darkness:


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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #19 on: May 11, 2010, 08:03:54 am »
It appears to be on the terminator.

Nice contrast from day to night on the Moon.

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #20 on: May 11, 2010, 11:05:14 am »

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #21 on: May 11, 2010, 11:28:36 am »
Don't look down...! Quite close to the Apollo 17 landing site.

http://moonzoo.s3.amazonaws.com/v10/slices/000020448.jpg

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Re: Interesting terrain
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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #23 on: May 11, 2010, 07:12:39 pm »
Lots to see and do here. Oceanus Procellarum.

http://moonzoo.s3.amazonaws.com/v10/slices/000352845.jpg

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #24 on: May 11, 2010, 08:14:37 pm »

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #25 on: May 12, 2010, 07:16:50 am »
Wow, there are some beautiful and interesting images being posted here!

It's been difficult to get the images at the poles to look right.  Because the lighting angle is always so low they have huge shadows.  We try to remove image cut outs that are mostly shadow, but some completely blank images seem to have got through.  Just submit the image without marking anything for now.  We may add a 'bad image' button in future, or improve the removal of bad images to minimise their appearance.

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #26 on: May 12, 2010, 11:20:56 am »
Possible Lunar volcano?  ???

I have found something very similar, no idea what could it be.


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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #27 on: May 12, 2010, 02:35:01 pm »
Just north of the Apollo 15 landing site.

http://moonzoo.s3.amazonaws.com/v10/slices/000069210.jpg

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #28 on: May 12, 2010, 02:56:10 pm »
Possible Lunar volcano?  ???

I have found something very similar, no idea what could it be.


Hi Nikola - welcome to Moon Zoo! :) Hope you like the project.

It's quite useful if you can add the link or reference number to your pictures. You can also search using the link or number to see if your image has been posted before. Posting the details also makes it easier for the team to identify the image if it's one they want to follow up. For your image it's
http://moonzoo.s3.amazonaws.com/v10/slices/000111426.jpg   (and it hasn't been posted before!)

As for what it is....well I see a very faint eroded ring around it containing some newer impacts so I'm thinking it is the rocky bottom of an old crater.
But I could be wrong! :)

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #29 on: May 12, 2010, 05:37:04 pm »
Welcome to Moon Zoo, Nicola S.

I agree with Jules, the bottom of an older crater strewn with rocks. It's an interesting image and I haven't seen many quite like this one. Thanks for posting.  :)