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Marcin600
post Mar 20 2020, 10:04 AM
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Another example of surprisingly geometric shapes of boulders on Bennu
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Phil Stooke
post Mar 20 2020, 04:08 PM
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Marcin600 - yes, I just noticed the mosaic has been released without names. When I can get to it I will put it in my map.

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Marcin600
post Mar 20 2020, 10:13 PM
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QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Mar 20 2020, 05:08 PM) *
Marcin600 - yes, I just noticed the mosaic has been released without names. When I can get to it I will put it in my map.

Phil


I get it (I gave the link just in case). Me and many people are waiting for your works - they are always perfect ! smile.gif

Marcin

Ps. Is it possible to make polar projections (maps) from the materials you have so far from OSIRIS-REx?
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post Mar 21 2020, 08:05 PM
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These are not full polar hemispheres, they extend from 60 degrees N and S to the pole. Later I will make versions with grids, and full polar hemispheres. These are using the new mosaic.

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Marcin600
post Mar 22 2020, 04:47 AM
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QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Mar 21 2020, 09:05 PM) *
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These are not full polar hemispheres, they extend from 60 degrees N and S to the pole. Later I will make versions with grids, and full polar hemispheres. These are using the new mosaic.

Phil


Wow! How fast! ohmy.gif You're the best!
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post Mar 25 2020, 03:52 AM
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Here's some more info about Natural Feature Tracking.

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2020/b...hine-as-beacons

Somehow, this blurb completely omits describing the camera being used for NFT or the organization that built it. mad.gif

As far as I can tell, the plan is still to execute the first TAG rehearsal in April.

At some point we may want a new thread.


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Phil Stooke
post Mar 28 2020, 09:27 PM
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Here is a new map using the recently-released mission map as background.

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post Mar 31 2020, 08:57 PM
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https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/news/nomencla...roved-for-bennu

A new set of names for Bennu's rocks, added to those already given. I will get them on the map as time permits. Nice to see Thorondor among them, me being a Tolkien addict from way back.

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Time permitted. New map, new names.

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