craters on the moon

Earth’s oldest crater found in Greenland


June 29th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Geo-scientists have stumbled upon a vast, 100 km-wide crater in Greenland resulting from a massive asteroid hit a billion years before any other known collision on ... Read more...

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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captures dramatic views of Saturn’s 2nd largest moon


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured some dramatic views of Saturn's second largest moon Rhea.Pictures reveal fractures cutting through craters on the moon's surface, revealing a history of tectonic ... Read more...

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Pristine Impact Crater, Kamil Discovered in Egypt Desert


July 26th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists announced on Thursday that they have discovered what could be the best preserved small impact crater which has ever been seen on the planet, stating that ... Read more...

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Moon harbors coldest place in solar system


December 17th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 17 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has used its Diviner instrument to find the coldest place in the solar system at the Moon, where night-time surface temperatures can dip as ... Read more...

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NASA finds coldest place on Moon


December 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 17 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has used its Diviner instrument to find the coldest place on the Moon, where night-time surface temperatures can dip as low as minus 249 ... Read more...

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Get ready to experience ‘Galilean Nights’!


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, October 22 (ANI): Hundreds of thousands of people all around the world are all set to experience 'Galilean Nights', in which the people would look up at the sky through a ... Read more...

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Comets, not asteroids, scarred Moon’s face about 4 billion years ago


July 28th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A new study of ancient rocks in Greenland has suggested that icy comets - not rocky asteroids - launched a dramatic assault on the Earth and moon around ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil first gravity map of moons far side


February 16th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The first detailed map of the gravity fields on the Moons far side has shown that craters there are different than those on the near side, which ... Read more...

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NASA instrument aboard Chandrayaan has a peek inside Moon’’s darkest craters (Re-Issue)


January 18th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists are using a NASA radar flying aboard India''s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft to get their first look inside the moon''s coldest and darkest craters. The Mini-SAR instrument, a ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan gives first glimpse of moon’s darkest craters


January 17th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) India's first unmanned moon mission, Chandrayaan-1, is providing scientists with the first look inside the moon's coldest and darkest craters, US space agency NASA has said.The NASA ... Read more...

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NASA instrument aboard Chandrayaan has a peek inside Moons darkest craters


January 17th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Scientists are using a NASA radar flying aboard Indias Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft to get their first look inside the moons coldest and darkest craters.The Mini-SAR instrument, a lightweight, ... Read more...

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NASAs Deep Impact films Earth as an alien world


July 18th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): NASAs Deep Impact spacecraft has filmed the moon passing in front of the Earth as seen from the spacecrafts point of view 31 million miles away, which ... Read more...

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