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kmasterdo
2012-Oct-12, 07:29 AM
As you can see in this blog post (http://cosmoquest.org/blog/2012/10/million-crater-challenge-2/) or on the Million Crater Challenge page (http://cosmoquest.org/mappers/moon/FullMoonMaker.php), there are only about 10,000 more craters needed to reach the goal of one million craters marked!

What are your personal milestones along the way?

astrostu
2012-Oct-12, 05:49 PM
I'll be doing some updates on the progress and what the data show when we hit a million. In other news, we're close to getting our first paper out -- it's not specifically about the data, but how we're processing it and the issues with clustering each individual volunteer's crater marks.

astrostu
2012-Oct-13, 12:55 AM
1,000,434 craters as of writing this!

kmasterdo
2012-Oct-13, 08:49 AM
That's exciting news!

astrostu
2012-Oct-13, 09:27 AM
Just finished figuring out the status of all the images from the 1M craters. At least a post or few will be written in the next day or three (I leave for a grant panel review in 29 hrs and have a bunch of stuff to do before then, so if it doesn't get written before I leave, it'll be written on the plane).

KnowTheCosmos
2012-Oct-13, 12:03 PM
Firstly, Thank you all for your continued support and participation in Moon Mappers, as well as our other fantastic citizen science projects here at CosmoQuest. All of you make accomplishments like this possible!

A quick post on Google+ (https://plus.google.com/106911959181067745693/posts/haVyu3wmtYS) has been made and a blog post will be completed later today. There will be mentions during Sunday's Virtual Star Party as well! Thank you!!

astrostu
2012-Oct-14, 12:34 AM
Okay folks, false alarm. :)

Seems like there was a minor bug in the Full Moon Maker (http://cosmoquest.org/mappers/moon/FullMoonMaker.php) page that was counting all the craters done in every CosmoQuest project.

The lead programmer, Cory, has corrected this, and so we're at 891,604 just done in MoonMappers as I write this. I've already done one blog update on user stats, and I'll do another one shortly with a science update.

Solfe
2012-Oct-14, 02:32 PM
I have tried to use the Full Moon Maker link and the drop down links at the top of the main page. I end up on a page with a picture of the moon and the stat 894,952 craters marked. I can't find any link to start marking craters. I am doing something wrong?

kmasterdo
2012-Oct-14, 05:56 PM
I can't find any link to start marking craters. I am doing something wrong?
I'll contact the build team about it.

Don J
2012-Oct-14, 06:00 PM
I have tried to use the Full Moon Maker link and the drop down links at the top of the main page. I end up on a page with a picture of the moon and the stat 894,952 craters marked. I can't find any link to start marking craters. I am doing something wrong?
Try that link.
http://cosmoquest.org/mappers/moon/

Solfe
2012-Oct-15, 01:36 AM
Hum... I just end up in the same place. Tried Chrome, Opera, and Firefox. Maybe my account is goofed up?

Don J
2012-Oct-15, 05:20 AM
Here the direct link.
You need javascript activated

Simply Craters

Map the history of the Moon, one crater at a time. In this task you'll mark craters & flag interesting images for followup.

http://cosmoquest.org/mappers/moon/index.php?appMode=simply_craters

Solfe
2012-Oct-15, 12:11 PM
Here the direct link.
You need javascript activated

Simply Craters

Map the history of the Moon, one crater at a time. In this task you'll mark craters & flag interesting images for followup.

http://cosmoquest.org/mappers/moon/index.php?appMode=simply_craters

This worked, thank you. I wonder if I have some sort of ad blocker that doesn't play nice with Cosmoquest?

CJSF
2012-Oct-15, 02:56 PM
Is that the problem I've had, I wonder? I can hop to either simple craters or the man v machine just fine from that page, but nothing happens: when I click "get started" on the million crater challenge, I get the moon progress page, but no link to start anything from there. On the other hand, I suppose there's no difference between that and "simply craters" anyway, so it's kind of a redundant navigation.

CJSF

kmasterdo
2012-Oct-15, 07:20 PM
Hi all, I'll pass that on to the build team.

Solfe
2012-Oct-16, 02:28 AM
If the build team needs more information from me (DXDIAG or more browser info) let me know in a PM.

Thanks again.

astrostu
2012-Oct-18, 02:49 PM
Blog post up about where we stand on the science from MoonMappers. (http://cosmoquest.org/blog/2012/10/update-on-moonmappers-science-projects/) :)