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Drygalski Crater

04.29.2011 - LOLA data is used to examine complex craters such as Drygalski to better constrain the shape of lunar craters.

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Antoniadi Crater

04.15.2011 - Antoniadi is a transitional crater, exhibiting both a central peak that is characteristic of complex craters and an inner ring that is characteristic of larger multi-ring basins.

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Hermite Crater

03.31.2011 - It may look like an ordinary old crater, but to some scientists the 104 km diameter Hermite Crater is one of the most interesting features on the lunar surface.

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Plaskett Crater

03.15.2011 - At 109 km in diameter, Plaskett Crater displays the morphology of a typical complex crater. For example, both a central peak and terraced crater walls can be seen in Plaskett.

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Peary Crater

2.28.2011 - Peary Crater (diameter 73 km), located near the lunar north pole, has been a subject of interest for many lunar scientists for years.

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Anaxagoras Crater

2.16.2011 - It's all about location, location, location! Anaxagoras Crater is well studied because of its location in a part of the lunar crust called the highlands.








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