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Lunar theory and processes

June 15, 1968

Despite the fact that the Surveyor 3 landed in a crater, the general appearance of the terrain is remarkably similar to that revealed by Surveyor 1. Evidence of the transport of material down the crater wall was observed. Some picture degradation occurred, apparently as a result of fine particulate lunar surface material being deposited on the TV system mirror during the unusual landing.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1968
Title Lunar theory and processes
DOI 10.1029/JB073i012p04115
Authors D. E. Gault, R. J. Collins, T. Gold, J. Green, G. P. Kuiper, H. Masursky, J. O'Keefe, R. Phinney, Eugene Merle Shoemaker
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Journal of Geophysical Research
Index ID 70226795
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse