Impact Cratering Short Course & Field School 2019
Sept 28 - Oct 5, 2019
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Mound Near Lunar South Pole Formed by Unique Volcanic Process
The Mafic Mound is the result of a unique kind of volcanic activity set in motion by the colossal impact that formed the South Pole-Aitken Basin.
The distance to the Moon is measured to a precision of a few centimeters by bouncing laser beams off reflectors placed there by the Apollo astronauts.