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baskerbosse
2012-Feb-17, 08:51 AM
Top left corner.
Looks artificial. Look at the pointy shadow pointing 2 o'clock and the dark track off the left edge.

Did I find a rover or something?

https://s3.amazonaws.com/cosmoquest/data/mappers/moon/v2/M119822622LE/1/00197.png

(hopeful :-) )

cheers,
Peter

baskerbosse
2012-Feb-17, 12:30 PM
Found it!
It's the Apollo 15 LRV!

http://apollo.mem-tek.com/LRO/a15/M102128467RE_cropped1_fft_2X_deconvolved_fft_final _0dot50meters.jpg

Just to the right of the middle, same crater pattern.

Cool!

Peter

astrostu
2012-Feb-17, 06:44 PM
You can also take a look at our FAQ (http://cosmoquest.org/Moon_Mappers:_FAQ#I.27ve_found_lots_of_things_at_t he_Apollo_15_landing_site._What_are_they.3F). Click on the picture and you're taken to the landing site that I annotated here (http://cosmoquest.org/home/images/1/16/Apollo15_Annotated.jpg). Looks like it was the rover you found.

baskerbosse
2012-Feb-18, 08:38 AM
Thanks.

Nothing new then.. :-)

Cool anyway!

Peter

astrostu
2012-Feb-20, 08:59 PM
It may not be anything new, but it's still cool, I think. It's like finding a needle in a haystack -- I think you have around a 1/200 chance of seeing an image with an Apollo 15 artifact in it with the current bank of images.

D2presby
2012-Mar-24, 06:27 AM
Same crater pattern? How?? I can't see how they line up at all!

Cool that you found it, though. Keep up the good work!

Grace and peace.
--D2--

D2presby
2012-Mar-24, 06:35 AM
Wait! I see it now! Further to the right of center than I was looking. I was thinking your pic was the LEM descent stage, which is not what you said at all.
Never mind.

Peace
--D2--

chrys
2012-Mar-25, 04:42 AM
Much better than train spotting :p I remember the pic from an email via NASA but couldn't remember which mission so ta muchly.