Monday, October 18, 2010

A different look at 'Target Rainbow'

HDTV still from Japan's lunar orbiter Kaguya (SELENE-1) shows the full semi-circle of Sinus Iridum, the "Bay of Rainbows," and the contact between basalt melt that flooded the ancient crater and Imbrium basin. Yet another look at one of the high-priority areas of interest targeted by China's Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP) as a possible landing site in 2013. China's second lunar orbiter Chang'E-2 arrived in lunar orbit October 6, 2010. Click HERE for full 1920x1080 view [JAXA/NHK/SELENE].

Recent Related Posts:
Sinus Iridum - Next Destination?
Mark Robinson, Saturday, October 16, 2010

Chang'E-2 arrives in lunar orbit
Joel Raupe, Saturday, October 9, 2010

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