View Full Version : You, Too Can Find Missing Russian Spacecraft

2010-Mar-17, 04:00 AM
On Monday, NASA released the complete set of science data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera’s first six months of observations, consisting of more than 100,000 lunar images. Straight away, Phil Stooke from the University of Western Ontario began scanning the images to help find a "missing" Russian rover on the lunar surface, the [...]

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2010-Mar-17, 02:34 PM
Can someone with experience interpreting lunar photographs indicate to me what the white areas are in the three largest craters in the last photograph?
Photo identified by: [Below is the Luna 24, visible on the edge of a crater].
I assume it is sunlight reflecting off the central uplift. Would this be correct.