Sunday, March 20, 2011

ASU releases thousands of new lunar images

The Arizona State University team led by professor Mark Robinson, released a huge volume of new images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) that were acquired between September 16, 2010 and December 15, 2010.

The release includes 69,528 electronic images totaling 17,651 gigabytes worth of data. [right, LROC mosaic centered on Orientale basin. The distance from corner to corner is about 4,000 km. Credit, NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]

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