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jules

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Interesting terrain
« on: April 23, 2010, 10:40:26 pm »
Looks like the dark floor of a crater maybe.
« Last Edit: April 23, 2010, 10:45:13 pm by jules »

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2010, 11:01:07 pm »
Very interesting Jules, and I have a question about terrain too.  Are those sinuous channels or something else.  ???  Maybe old lava flows?


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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2010, 11:03:27 pm »
I've been thinking they're lava flows - but I could be wrong!

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2010, 01:36:40 pm »
Edge of ejecta from a fresh white crater maybe.

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2010, 04:32:22 pm »
The most featureless bit of Moon I have seen yet!
What a diverse place it is.

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2010, 04:35:32 pm »
I have found a few like that.  When I try to send the empty classification I get a warning.  ???

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2010, 05:51:41 pm »
What would be nice for these pictures is a map of the Moon with grid markings on it so we could say where the picture was, e.g. square D6

We would need to post a standard picture with grid markings for everyone to refer to.

But maybe we should wait until we see how favourites will be handled in the next release - it may have some method we could use.
« Last Edit: April 24, 2010, 05:55:25 pm by Geoff »

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2010, 10:19:47 pm »
What about the Right Angle pattern on the lower right of this picture?  An intelligent made rectangular plaza, partially buried?



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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2010, 10:36:57 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2010, 11:24:57 am »
This area has a lot of "cross hatching" on the surface:



It's somewhere on the far side.
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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2010, 12:32:18 pm »
The minimum crater sizes that can be drawn at each level are:

High Zoom = 10m
Med Zoom  = 40m
Low zoom   = 84m

I'm getting used to the different levels of zoom and using these measurements as a way to find a general scale.
« Last Edit: April 28, 2010, 07:16:16 pm by Thomas J »

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2010, 12:48:53 pm »
Thanks for posting the crater size range Tommy  :)

It would be good if you could come up with something to make it easier for beginners to get a grasp of the scale of what they're looking at.

If we could have an image of an old-fashioned Volkswagen Beetle at the bottom of the image as it would look if it was parked on the surface, this would give a good indication of the size of what we're looking at  :D
We do need something to give us a sense of the size of things.

It would also be nice to have the zoom level at the bottom of the image, e.g. Z1, Z2 or Z3.

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #12 on: April 29, 2010, 12:20:45 pm »
Another cross-hatched area from the far side:


« Last Edit: May 14, 2010, 10:53:46 am by Geoff »

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #13 on: April 29, 2010, 02:04:50 pm »
Not the best illumination!

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Re: Interesting terrain
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2010, 03:47:07 pm »
Possible Lunar volcano?  ???