Friday / 8 February 2013

LRO Increases Knowledge Of Crater Morphology On Moon & Earth


Recent LRO Narrow Angle Camera Images Of 2.2-km Wide 0.6-km Deep Linné Crater, Less Than 10M Years Old & Very Well Preserved, Provide Detailed Topography Of Cratering In Mare Basalt; Laser Mapping Shows Truncated Inverted Cone Shape, Flattened Interior Floor, Sloping Walls; 3D Model ‘Barnstorming’ Flyover Video Created

Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University