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#1 mikewirths

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 04:50 PM

Hi all,

I was reprocessing a shot I took last year of the area around Rumker hills and I noticed a possible small dome at the terminus of a wrinkle ridge. It appears circular, and suggests a pit crater or even two. Its shadow/ sunlit orientation is similar to those on the Rumker dome complex. It must be in the 1-2km range size so even at this large image scale its tough to get more detail in order to see it better. Anyone else think this might be a possible tiny dome?

Link to image:

http://img838.images...ersmalldome.jpg

It shows up in this lunar orbiter shot too:

http://www.lpi.usra....g/iv_163_h2.jpg

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Mike

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 11:21 AM

go to http://astrogeology....l?listing=alpha and dnload the gzip of 4163h2(which expands to a high rez tif) and have a better look...it's not a dome.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 04:54 PM

Thanks for posting the link to a much higher res image Mardi!
You can see its more of an X shape than circular. Always difficult to interpret an image when the object is at the limit resolution wise!

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:38 AM

If there's anything about the Moon Mardi doesn't know, nobody else does either.






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