August 31, 2006

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A Smarter View

Smart-1_25_August-LPOD.jpg
images by ESA/SMART-1 and Lunar Orbiter IV-180-M

Chuck Wood

SEE UPDATE BELOW!

Technical Details:
25 August 2006. Star Tracker camera on SMART-1 spacecraft. The bright spots in the sky are stars that are used to orient the spacecraft.

Related Links:
Rükl plate VII and Clementine Atlas plate 109

Yesterday's LPOD: A Classic Trio

Tomorrow's LPOD: Black & White & Color All Over

UPDATE: Mark Crosley has rectified the SMART-1 image so it is easier to interpret - thanks, Mark!

smart-1_rectified.jpg


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