Illumination at Schrödinger Basin

  • Released Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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.

A detailed view of the interior of Schrödinger basin bordered by the inner peak ring. The view is centered on 75°S 135°E with a vertical FOV of 2° from a distance of 2 Moon radii.


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This page was originally published on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.
This page was last updated on Monday, July 15, 2024 at 12:09 AM EDT.


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