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Forgotten NEAR, NEAR, Mathilde and Eros
machi
post Nov 29 2009, 09:50 PM
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First specialized asteroid mission and NEARly forgotten one. And first landing on asteroid!
So it's time to change it.

First image is Mathilde in enhanced colors from 450, 550 and 700 nm filters.
Second is artificially colorised high resolution mosaic (116 m/pix).
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- machi   Forgotten NEAR   Nov 29 2009, 09:50 PM
- - machi   Mathilde stereo pair and contrast enhanced artific...   Dec 1 2009, 11:09 AM
|- - robspace54   I would not say totally forgotten! Here is a ...   Dec 2 2009, 07:04 PM
- - machi   My first mosaic of Eros. It's from raw data an...   Dec 11 2009, 12:03 PM
- - Phil Stooke   Very nice! We had a thread on here until a ye...   Dec 11 2009, 12:18 PM
|- - tedstryk   Here is a great NEAR resource.   Dec 11 2009, 08:28 PM
- - Hungry4info   Wow, tedstyrk, thanks for that link!   Dec 11 2009, 10:41 PM
- - djellison   YEARS and years ago - probably 3, 4 maybe years be...   Dec 11 2009, 10:47 PM
|- - tedstryk   You existed pre-UMSF?   Dec 12 2009, 12:08 AM
- - djellison   Bingo - Feb 2001 http://www.space.com/missionlau...   Dec 12 2009, 09:15 AM
- - nprev   Wow. So technically you were "born" in t...   Dec 12 2009, 10:06 AM
- - djellison   9 years? You think I'd have learnt to grow up...   Dec 12 2009, 11:00 AM
|- - tedstryk   Spaceviews and Space.com had used some of my Sovie...   Dec 12 2009, 01:13 PM
- - machi   Wonderfull site, thanks for the link Ted Stryk. I ...   Dec 12 2009, 02:11 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   <O.T.> Long before "Photoshop" bec...   Dec 12 2009, 05:06 PM
- - machi   Mosaic from end of the mission. Color is slightly ...   Dec 21 2009, 07:35 AM
- - nprev   ...WOW!!! Thanks, Machi!!...   Dec 21 2009, 07:45 AM
- - Hungry4info   Wow, that's pretty neat. What is the scale res...   Dec 21 2009, 11:32 AM
- - machi   Final resolution is 1.2 cm/pix. Altitude was aroun...   Dec 21 2009, 12:57 PM
- - Hungry4info   Ah, interesting. Thanks. =) Of curiosity, why wer...   Dec 22 2009, 02:35 AM
|- - tedstryk   I believe the camera was under the spacecraft.   Dec 22 2009, 02:59 AM
|- - Antdoghalo   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Dec 21 2009, 09:59 PM) ...   Dec 22 2009, 03:20 AM
|- - robspace54   QUOTE (Antdoghalo @ Dec 21 2009, 10:20 PM...   Dec 24 2009, 04:21 AM
- - nprev   I believe that the HGA was also occluded upon land...   Dec 22 2009, 09:16 AM
|- - tedstryk   They communicated via the LGA for about a month, r...   Dec 22 2009, 09:46 AM
- - nprev   Ah! Forgot that, Ted, thanks! You're...   Dec 22 2009, 10:30 AM
- - YesRushGen   Re-launching NEAR off of Eros was briefly consider...   Dec 22 2009, 03:20 PM
- - jccwrt   Apologies for the thread necromancy, but I recentl...   Jul 22 2018, 04:15 PM


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