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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter information and images.

LROC Images

LROC Images LROC (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera), which is aboard the lunar satellite LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter), is currently collecting data and returning an immense wealth of information in the form of images of the Moon. At the web site … Continue reading

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LROC

http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/EPO/LROC/lroc.php?pg=what What is LROC? The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) is designed to address two of the prime LRO measurement requirements: 1) Assess meter scale features to facilitate selection of future landing sites on the Moon. 2) Acquire images of … Continue reading

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Lunar Mapping

Interested in learning more about lunar maps and how they might be used in todays smart devices. http://www.google.com/moon/#lat=12.297068&lon=10.458984 http://news.cnet.com/8301-19514_3-10278326-239.html http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2008/pdf/1640.pdf http://www.asemonline.org/smart-phone-apps

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LROC :: ACT-REACT Quick Map

http://target.lroc.asu.edu/da/qmap.html Lunar map with high resolution patches from the LROC showing a lot of detail.

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LRO info at GSFC

http://lunar.gsfc.nasa.gov/ The Far Side of the Moon – And All the Way Around 3.11.11 –┬áBecause the moon is tidally locked (meaning the same side always faces Earth), it was not until 1959 that the farside was first imaged by the … Continue reading

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