Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )

40 Pages V  « < 38 39 40  
Reply to this topicStart new topic
Mercury Flyby 1
post Jun 5 2008, 04:09 PM
Post #586


Group: Members
Posts: 124
Joined: 23-March 06
Member No.: 723

Steve Albers has been updating his global map


Messenger wide angle camera images included in his Mercury map
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
post Jun 17 2008, 04:52 PM
Post #587


Group: Members
Posts: 567
Joined: 20-April 05
From: Silesia
Member No.: 299

New images !

Basin Dürer (beautiful oblique view)
Cunningham Crater in Old Caloris Basin

Does anyone know when will be next PDS data release ? (the last release was in January 2008)

Free software for planetary science (including Cassini Image Viewer).
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
post Jun 17 2008, 11:11 PM
Post #588


Group: Members
Posts: 222
Joined: 1-October 06
Member No.: 1206

The Caloris image is full of interest, but what I hadn't noticed before was that little 'ice cream cone' shaped crater chain in the bottom third of the image terminating in a tiny, but bright crater...

Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
post Jul 2 2008, 01:16 PM
Post #589

Junior Member

Group: Members
Posts: 47
Joined: 27-June 08
From: Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom.
Member No.: 4244

This week's update:

Old craters from a new angle.

Andrew Brown.

"I suddenly noticed an anomaly to the left of Io, just off the rim of that world. It was extremely large with respect to the overall size of Io and crescent shaped. It seemed unbelievable that something that big had not been visible before". Linda Morabito on discovering that the Jupiter moon Io was volcanically active. Friday 9th March 1979.
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
post Aug 12 2008, 07:01 AM
Post #590


Group: Members
Posts: 243
Joined: 17-February 07
From: ESAC, cerca Madrid, Spain.
Member No.: 1743

The folks at APL have put up a really nice web site showing the visual data and timeline of the first flyby. Its at:


I like how it shows the Planned view, and then what they actually got.

The data is in the PDS. Space Daily has an article about it at:


Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
post Sep 24 2008, 06:50 PM
Post #591

Senior Member

Group: Members
Posts: 1611
Joined: 3-August 06
From: 43° 35' 53" N 1° 26' 35" E
Member No.: 1004

A new image (actually, the last from Mercury 1) posted 2 days ago.
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
Phil Stooke
post Sep 24 2008, 09:19 PM
Post #592

Martian Cartographer

Group: Members
Posts: 7421
Joined: 5-April 05
From: Canada
Member No.: 227

I was just going to point that out. Here's a version enlarged and processed to bring out relief near the terminator - showing a bit of rotation since the big mosaic was made earlier.


Attached Image

... because the Solar System ain't gonna map itself.
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post

40 Pages V  « < 38 39 40
Reply to this topicStart new topic


RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 24th March 2018 - 12:30 AM
Please read the Forum Rules and Guidelines before posting.

Images posted on UnmannedSpaceflight.com may be copyrighted. Do not reproduce without permission. Read here for further information on space images and copyright.

Opinions expressed on UnmannedSpaceflight.com are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of UnmannedSpaceflight.com or The Planetary Society. The all-volunteer UnmannedSpaceflight.com moderation team is wholly independent of The Planetary Society. The Planetary Society has no influence over decisions made by the UnmannedSpaceflight.com moderators.
Unmannedspaceflight.com is a project of the Planetary Society and is funded by donations from visitors and members. Help keep this forum up and running by contributing here.