Illumination at Schrödinger Basin

  • Released Wednesday, October 5th, 2022
  • Updated Friday, August 25th, 2023 at 12:16AM
  • ID: 5029

Schrödinger basin is a large impact feature on the far side of the Moon, near the lunar South Pole. This visualization shows the cycle of sunlight and shadow over six lunar days from October 2024 through March 2025.


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NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio


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Datasets used in this visualization

LRO DEM (A.K.A. Digital Elevation Map) (Collected with the LOLA sensor)
DE421 (A.K.A. JPL DE421)
Ephemeris NASA/JPL

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