View Full Version : Chandrayaan-1 Instrument Detects First X-ray Signature from Moon

2009-Jan-23, 03:30 PM
The X-ray instrument on board the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft orbiting the moon was switched on and successfully detected its first X-ray signature from the moon. The C1XS X-ray camera, (pronounced like "kicks") detected the X-ray signal from a region near the Apollo landing sites on December 12th 2008 at 02:36 UT. The solar flare [...]

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