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Trail of Discovery at Fra Mauro

Trail of Discovery at Fra Mauro

Uncalibrated LROC NAC image of the Apollo 14 landing site and nearby Cone crater. The trail followed by the astronauts can clearly be discerned. Image width is 1.6 km [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 19 Aug 2009

Stream of Secondary Craters

Stream of Secondary Craters

LROC NAC frame showing a string of secondary craters from an impact crater to the north, probably Giordano Bruno. Image width is 4.5 km [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 05 Aug 2009

Hummocks and blocks and craters

Hummocks and blocks and craters

Hummocks and blocks on the ejecta blanket of Tsiolkovskiy crater. Image width is 830 meters [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 04 Aug 2009

Bright Crater Rays and Boulders

Bright Crater Rays and Boulders

Small (250 m diameter) fresh impact crater surrounded by an asymmetrical bright ejecta blanket [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 03 Aug 2009

Terraced Wall in Bürg Crater

Terraced Wall in Bürg Crater

LROC NAC frame closeup of crater wall and terrace in Bürg crater (45.0°N, 28.2°E). The outer rim of the crater is along the right side of the frame. Image width is 1.62 km [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]

Published on 28 Jul 2009

Relative Timing of Geologic Events in Mare Frigoris

Relative Timing of Geologic Events in Mare Frigoris

A mare-highlands boundary in northern Mare Frigoris. Image width is 1.8 km [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 27 Jul 2009

Mapping the Moon with the Wide Angle Camera

Mapping the Moon with the Wide Angle Camera

Mosaic of a floor-fractured crater, acquired by the Wide Angle Camera 560 nm filter. Scene is approximately 160 km across [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 12 Jul 2009

The fractured floor of Compton

The fractured floor of Compton

The central peak and fractured floor of Compton crater as imaged by the LROC Narrow Angle Camera at dusk, image width is ~1720 meters [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 10 Jul 2009

Scanning towards the north pole

Scanning towards the north pole

On July 4th the LROC Narrow Angle Camera scanned its way towards the north pole at an altitude of 187 km, brushing past the crater Rozhdestvenskiy W.

Published on 07 Jul 2009

Anaxagoras A at Sunrise

Anaxagoras A at Sunrise

The subdued rim of Anaxagoras A, dramatically lit by the lunar sunrise [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 06 Jul 2009

Peeking out of the shadows

Peeking out of the shadows

A crater rim peeking out of the shadows, captured as LRO passed over the lunar terminator [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 04 Jul 2009

Swooping over the Lunar Highlands

Swooping over the Lunar Highlands

Close-up view of the lunar highlands, northeast of Clavius crater [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Published on 03 Jul 2009

First LROC Images!

First LROC Images!

Full resolution detail from one of the first LROC NAC images. At this scale and lighting, impact craters dominate the landscape. Two general types of impact craters are readily identifiable. Solitary craters which most likely represent...

Published on 02 Jul 2009

Welcome to the new LROC Web Page!!!

Welcome to the new LROC Web Page!!!

Annotated picture showing one of the NACs, the WAC, and the SCS

Published on 06 Mar 2009