Seen here is the 22 km wide Krieger impact crater overlaid by the smaller crater Van Biesbroeck, making the feature set look like an inverted diamond ring. That’s what I see anyway. Continue reading “Crater on crater and a meandering rille! – Krieger”
Seen here is the landing region for the first ever soft-landing mission on the Moon’s farside, the Chinese Chang’e 4. Continue reading “Chang’e 4 landing site – Farside Von Kármán crater”
Seen here is a broad mountain, the South Massif, that borders the Taurus Littrow Valley where the Apollo 17 astronauts landed. Continue reading “Landslide on the Moon”
Seen here is a rare type of lunar crater – a caldera. The caldera of Hyginus and the accompanying rilles (channels) on both sides are actually collapsed volcanic features! Continue reading “The collapsed crater of Hyginus”
Seen here is a curvy, long channel (a rille) stretching along the large crater Posidonius.
Seen here are 23 small, similarly sized craters formed in a line! What caused this crater chain?
Seen here are two volcanic domes which are unlike most other places on the Moon in terms of their composition. Continue reading “Unique volcanic domes of Gruithuisen”
On the boundary of the mountainous highlands and the solidified lava plains of Oceanus Procellarum lies the lava-flooded Letronne crater. Continue reading “The lava-flooded crater of Letronne”
Today’s Moon Minute Monday (M3) featured image is a special one, in time for the 10th anniversary of ISRO’s Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter mission. Continue reading “Ice on the Moon’s poles! – Chandrayaan-1 anniversary special”