Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Releases Pictures of Impact Craters on Moon

isro chandrayaan 2 LATEST released images

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Releases Pictures of Impact Craters on Moon

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released fresh pictures of impact craters on the moon surface taken by its Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter.

According to ISRO, the Moon has been continuously bombarded by meteorites, asteroids, and comets since its formation.

 

 

The study of the nature, size, distribution, and composition of impact craters and associated ejecta features reveal valuable information about the origin and evolution of craters.

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According to ISRO, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is a powerful remote sensing instrument for studying planetary surfaces and subsurface due to the ability of the radar signal to penetrate the surface.

isro chandrayaan 2 LATEST released images

The above picture is one of them- δ decomposition images from the first datasets acquired over lunar south polar regions in L-band high-resolution (2mslant-range resolution) hybrid polarimetric mode.

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The yellowish tone around crater rims in the image shows ejecta fields.

isro chandrayaan 2 recent images

The above picture shows an L-band fully-polarimetric, 20m slant-range resolution image of the Pitiscus-T crater.

 

For more detailed information on ISRO’s Chandrayaan 2 Latest images visit the ISRO website.

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