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post Oct 9 2009, 02:19 AM
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T minus 9 hrs. 10 min till impact. NASA TV coverage begins @ 1015 GMT (0315 PDT). Link to coverage here.


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post Oct 9 2009, 11:44 AM
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I'm going back to bed. You kids woke me up for this?


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- nprev   LCROSS Lunar Impact   Oct 9 2009, 02:19 AM
- - Astro0   Separation image (inset) and interpretation (using...   Oct 9 2009, 03:06 AM
- - Hungry4info   You've had much better luck with simulating it...   Oct 9 2009, 03:11 AM
- - Shaka   O.K. Bend over please. This may sting a little.   Oct 9 2009, 03:19 AM
- - nprev   (Ouch!!!!!!) Astro0, wh...   Oct 9 2009, 04:15 AM
|- - Hungry4info   QUOTE (nprev @ Oct 8 2009, 11:15 PM) ...R...   Oct 9 2009, 07:12 AM
- - Stu   Humph. Stupid Moon. Have to go to work, so I...   Oct 9 2009, 05:51 AM
- - Astro0   nprev... I've got no idea of the FOV for that ...   Oct 9 2009, 06:26 AM
|- - ustrax   Here's the moon as I see it now, ignorant mode...   Oct 9 2009, 07:16 AM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (ustrax @ Oct 9 2009, 12:16 AM) Her...   Oct 9 2009, 07:25 AM
|- - ustrax   Thanks guys!   Oct 9 2009, 08:43 AM
- - Hungry4info   Haha, it's the very southern point in that ima...   Oct 9 2009, 07:22 AM
- - Decepticon   Tee Hee   Oct 9 2009, 08:53 AM
- - Decepticon   Every time I see the impact story on the news, the...   Oct 9 2009, 09:34 AM
|- - ToSeek   QUOTE (Decepticon @ Oct 9 2009, 04:34 AM)...   Oct 9 2009, 11:49 AM
- - Zvezdichko   I can already see that. Bombing the Moon, that...   Oct 9 2009, 09:38 AM
|- - MahFL   Good morning all.   Oct 9 2009, 10:04 AM
- - Zvezdichko   Broadcast starts in a minute: http://www.nasa.gov...   Oct 9 2009, 10:14 AM
|- - MahFL   Can't watch video at work . I'll make do w...   Oct 9 2009, 10:22 AM
- - Zvezdichko   I usually take snapshots, but I'm also at work...   Oct 9 2009, 10:25 AM
- - Phil Stooke   Recent Twitter post: SSC_Final_ME_sph = 310.52235...   Oct 9 2009, 10:26 AM
- - volcanopele   If that's a water molecule is that such a bad ...   Oct 9 2009, 10:30 AM
- - Hungry4info   The target molecule will probably be destroyed. Pe...   Oct 9 2009, 10:37 AM
- - Zvezdichko   Moon! Don't know if it was the Moon image...   Oct 9 2009, 10:45 AM
|- - AndyG   Live - and getting bigger!   Oct 9 2009, 10:49 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Zvezdichko @ Oct 9 2009, 05:45 AM)...   Oct 9 2009, 10:50 AM
- - Zvezdichko   All instruments are operating nominally, that...   Oct 9 2009, 10:48 AM
- - deefatman   I didn't realise Hubble was going to be observ...   Oct 9 2009, 10:50 AM
- - Zvezdichko   Yes, this is the Moon seen by LCROSS in real time...   Oct 9 2009, 10:54 AM
- - volcanopele   Which crater is Cabeus in that screenshot?   Oct 9 2009, 11:00 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (volcanopele @ Oct 9 2009, 06:00 AM...   Oct 9 2009, 11:09 AM
- - Zvezdichko   RE: LCROSS Lunar Impact   Oct 9 2009, 11:00 AM
- - deefatman   It really reminds you how big the moon is when you...   Oct 9 2009, 11:10 AM
- - elakdawalla   Can anybody spot Cabeus in the LCROSS view? Havin...   Oct 9 2009, 11:11 AM
- - Zvezdichko   Live view from the IR camera!   Oct 9 2009, 11:12 AM
- - ElkGroveDan   YAWN .... I am tired! Going to watch on the l...   Oct 9 2009, 11:13 AM
- - volcanopele   Okay, nevermind, here is what I could put together...   Oct 9 2009, 11:15 AM
- - volcanopele   In the current view on screen now, Cabeus is just ...   Oct 9 2009, 11:16 AM
- - nprev   'Mornin' everyone. Just got the NASA feed ...   Oct 9 2009, 11:17 AM
|- - MahFL   try this link ! http://www.mmto.org/lcross/   Oct 9 2009, 11:18 AM
|- - volcanopele   QUOTE (nprev @ Oct 9 2009, 04:17 AM) ...   Oct 9 2009, 11:22 AM
- - Juramike   (Are we supposed to eat peanuts now?)   Oct 9 2009, 11:18 AM
- - Zvezdichko   Visible... And IR image...   Oct 9 2009, 11:19 AM
- - mchan   Bit humorous there when they went thru the station...   Oct 9 2009, 11:27 AM
- - deglr6328   (Are we supposed to eat peanuts now?) NO! E...   Oct 9 2009, 11:29 AM
- - Juramike   The image is growing visibly frame by frame. This...   Oct 9 2009, 11:29 AM
- - volcanopele   Thanks for the link, MahFL! Slooh was rained ...   Oct 9 2009, 11:29 AM
- - Zvezdichko   Latest snapshot   Oct 9 2009, 11:29 AM
|- - AndyG   And poor Stu is missing it!   Oct 9 2009, 11:31 AM
- - volcanopele   Impact flash! Woot! EDIT: err. maybe not...   Oct 9 2009, 11:32 AM
- - deglr6328   ehhhhhh, did I miss it? I didn't see a thing o...   Oct 9 2009, 11:39 AM
- - Zvezdichko   This is probably the thermal confirmation, I think   Oct 9 2009, 11:40 AM
- - deefatman   I didn't see anything either   Oct 9 2009, 11:40 AM
- - nprev   I didn't see anything... but the R/T lithobrak...   Oct 9 2009, 11:40 AM
|- - MahFL   I saw NOTHING !!!!, thats my story...   Oct 9 2009, 11:42 AM
- - Hungry4info   I never saw an impact flash (at least one that I r...   Oct 9 2009, 11:41 AM
- - nprev   NASA TV showing the IR now. There's a hotspot,...   Oct 9 2009, 11:42 AM
- - ElkGroveDan   I'm going back to bed. You kids woke me up fo...   Oct 9 2009, 11:44 AM
- - Zvezdichko   Is this the hot spot anyway?   Oct 9 2009, 11:44 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Zvezdichko @ Oct 9 2009, 06:44 AM)...   Oct 9 2009, 11:46 AM
- - deglr6328   I think that's just a sunlit crater rim nprev....   Oct 9 2009, 11:46 AM
- - tanjent   One of the commentators identified that hotspot as...   Oct 9 2009, 11:47 AM
|- - Elias   QUOTE (tanjent @ Oct 9 2009, 01:47 PM) On...   Oct 9 2009, 11:49 AM
- - NGC3314   Some of us were doing an image sequence with a 0.9...   Oct 9 2009, 11:54 AM
- - stewjack   10 a.m. - LCROSS Post-Impact News Conference - AME...   Oct 9 2009, 11:56 AM
- - Doc   I too failed to see anything. You should have hear...   Oct 9 2009, 11:57 AM
- - deglr6328   oh well, that was anticlimactic. As it's going...   Oct 9 2009, 11:59 AM
- - nprev   I'm already dreading the headlines: "NASA...   Oct 9 2009, 12:04 PM
- - Zvezdichko   I'm very sorry you felt disappointed. I can un...   Oct 9 2009, 12:15 PM
|- - Hungry4info   QUOTE (Zvezdichko @ Oct 9 2009, 07:15 AM)...   Oct 9 2009, 12:18 PM
- - mchan   from discussion on nasaspaceflight forum -- http:...   Oct 9 2009, 12:24 PM
- - Hungry4info   I recall hearing that science return aside, they w...   Oct 9 2009, 12:25 PM
- - Astro0   From LCROSS shortly after Centaur impact... Last...   Oct 9 2009, 12:29 PM
- - Hungry4info   Oh definitely, absence of the Centaur impact aside...   Oct 9 2009, 12:34 PM
- - nprev   !, mchan! Oh, I'm not disappointed pe...   Oct 9 2009, 12:35 PM
|- - MahFL   I would say it's a safe bet if water is found ...   Oct 9 2009, 12:39 PM
- - Astro0   For anyone interested, there is an archived versio...   Oct 9 2009, 12:40 PM
- - Hungry4info   NASA news conference at 10 AM EDT They've got ...   Oct 9 2009, 12:41 PM
|- - MahFL   Maybe they impacted a lunar bog ?   Oct 9 2009, 12:51 PM
- - Hungry4info   Quote David Morrison, Director of NASA's Lunar...   Oct 9 2009, 12:53 PM
- - climber   May be it was a splash, not a kaboum: this has to ...   Oct 9 2009, 01:00 PM
- - Phil Stooke   http://www.mmto.org/lcross/ Go here for streamimg...   Oct 9 2009, 01:09 PM
|- - elakdawalla   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Oct 9 2009, 06:09 AM...   Oct 9 2009, 01:33 PM
|- - MahFL   I was watching MMT and the closeup did seem a bit ...   Oct 9 2009, 01:34 PM
- - Hungry4info   Nothing from Lick http://www.universetoday.com/200...   Oct 9 2009, 01:25 PM
|- - AndyG   QUOTE (Hungry4info @ Oct 9 2009, 02:25 PM...   Oct 9 2009, 01:40 PM
|- - Littlebit   Maybe they missed the target;)   Oct 9 2009, 01:44 PM
- - Juramike   Somewhere way back, someone had posted an animated...   Oct 9 2009, 01:52 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Juramike @ Oct 9 2009, 08:52 AM) ....   Oct 9 2009, 02:39 PM
- - ilbasso   I was somewhat bemused by the confusion over the c...   Oct 9 2009, 01:56 PM
- - Astro0   Going back over the video, there was something in ...   Oct 9 2009, 01:59 PM
- - AndyG   Mmmm ... I've seen spacecraft disappear into c...   Oct 9 2009, 02:03 PM
|- - dilo   Rough animation from the frames of last 2 minutes ...   Oct 9 2009, 02:31 PM
- - elakdawalla   Oh how I wish Ames was as on the ball as JPL is wi...   Oct 9 2009, 02:14 PM
- - Astro0   There was a 'flash' Here's the missi...   Oct 9 2009, 02:21 PM
- - clad   Ive a comment about the poor media coverage of th...   Oct 9 2009, 02:24 PM
- - Juramike   Interesting comment regarding the integrated spect...   Oct 9 2009, 02:38 PM
- - Doc   Indeed there was a flash. Hardly more than a few p...   Oct 9 2009, 02:44 PM
- - MahFL   Yes but the whole episode was over-hyped. Todays p...   Oct 9 2009, 02:48 PM
- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (MahFL @ Oct 9 2009, 09:48 AM) A pi...   Oct 9 2009, 02:51 PM
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