Swirls are a rare lunar surface feature, bright and curvy shapes on the lunar soil. Seen below are a swarm of lunar swirls in the Ingenii crater.Continue reading “Swirls of Mare Ingenii”
Seen here is a rolling rock, or a rock rolling? How did the fragmented rock (boulder) roll in this curvy fashion?Continue reading “Rolling in the crater”
Seen here is a caldera, a rare type of lunar crater. The caldera of Hyginus and the accompanying rilles (channels) on both sides are actually collapsed volcanic features! Continue reading “The collapsed crater of Hyginus”
On the Moon’s surface lie a set of bizarre looking features called Irregular Mare Patches, or IMPs. Here’s one, called Ina.