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ARISTARCHUS
Directory - Section 18


BRIEF DESCRIPTION
In this part of Oceanus Procellarum there are exceptionally interesting formations. These include Schroters Valley, which is visible through even quite a small telescope, and the long sinuous rilles Rima Marius and Rima Aristarchus. Herodotus Omega is a lunar dome and numerous domes can be found in the vicinity of crater Marius. This area is dominated by the crater Aristarchus. Refer to your Antonin Rukl lunar atlas chart, page 63.


wikispaces.com/R%C3%BCkl+18
Rukl zone map page.

EARTH-BASED TELESCOPIC IMAGES:
Since many EBTI's are not kept long on the internet is best to use Google for these images.
Image - Aristarchus (Massey)
Image - Aristarchus & Vallis Schroteri (Ferreira)

CRATERS IN THIS SECTION:
Aristarchus, 40 km
Aristarchus, Rimae
Agricola, Montes
Burnett, Dorsa
Freud, 3 km
Golgi, 5 km
Herodotus, 35 km
Herodotus, Mons
Marius, Rimae
Niggli, Dorsum
Raman, 11 km
Schiaparelli, 24 km
Schroteri, Vallis
Toscanelli, 7 km
Toscanelli, Rupes
Vaisala, 8 km
Zinner, 4 km

LUNAR ORBITER IMAGES:
Lunar & Planetary Institute:
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunar_orbiter/ (Atlas)
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunarorbiter/ (Photo Gallery)
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/imgcat/hires/lo5_m197.gif (Aristarcus)

APOLLO IMAGES:
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollo/ (Apollo Image Atlas)
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollopanoramas/ (Apollo Surface Panoramas)
Apollo 15 metric stereo photo AS-15-M3-2481 & 2482, orbit 70
nasm.si.edu/events/apollo30th/moontheater/p07.html
Aristarchus & Plateau
astrosurf.com/lunascan/as15-88-11980.jpg - (Large JPEG)
astrosurf.com/lunascan/as15-88-12005.jpg - (Large JPG) Another view
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/imgcat/hires/a15_m_2606.gif
Shroteri, Vallis (Schroter's Valley)
astrosurf.com/lunascan/as15-93-12628.jpg

CLEMENTINE  IMAGES:
cass.jsc.nasa.gov/publications/slidesets/clem2nd.html#Aristarchus
www.skypub.com/news/images/991015news02.jpg
  - Color image of Aristarchus

LUNAR RECONNAISANCE ORBITER IMAGES
http://lro.gsfc.nasa.gov/
http://wms.lroc.asu.edu/lroc_browse/
Striated Blocks in Aristarchus Crater (LRO, see next four items)
wms.lroc.asu.edu/lroc_browse/view/M120161915LE (See next three images)
astrosurf.com/lunascan/images/aristarchus.jpg
astrosurf.com/lunascan/images/aristarchus2.jpg
astrosurf.com/lunascan/images/aristarchus3.jpg

ACTUAL & SIMULATED FLYOVERS:
lroc.sese.asu.edu/DOWNLOADS/arist_central_peak.mov (LRO, Aristarcus)
youtube.com/watch?v=I3uxR6N29YI
youtube.com/watch?v=2vcqgPAm95M
youtube.com/watch?v=X9GajRqshO0
youtube.com/watch?v=4VdIVizWwlU
youtube.com/watch?v=GvT0icDkKEs&list=PL56882C1D4A379FC7

RESEARCH UPDATES:
hubblesite.org/gallery/album/pr2005029l
hubblesite.org/gallery/album/pr2005029e
lroc.sese.asu.edu/news/index.php?/archives/617-Southside,-Aristarchus-Crater.html
Aristarchus Plateau As An Outpost Location (pdf)
Aristarchus crater. Captured with a modified Samsung SDC-435 camera
AS15-13345(H) - Three sharp-rimmed linear depressions near Artistarchus (SP-362,208)
AS15-2606(M) - Sinuous rilles near Prinz and Aristarchus (SP-362,184)
AS15-2083(M) - Part of the area shown in AS15-2606(M) (SP-362,184)
AS15-0321(P) - Larger scale view of AS15-2083(M) (SP-362,186)
AS15-0320(P) - More sinuous rilles near AS15-0321(P) (SP-362,187)
AS15-88-11982(H) - Near-terminator image of Aristarchus Plateau (SP-362,188)
AS15-0349(P) - Sinuous rille NW of Aristarchus Plateau (SP-362,189)
AS15-2611(M) - South-looking oblique view of Vallis Schroteri (SP-362,180)
AS15-0341(P) - Shroter's Valley close-up as delineated in AS15-2611(M) (SP-362, 180)
AS15-0342(P) - Different area from above near mouth of Shroter's Valley (SP-362,181)
AS15-0332(P) - Panoramic camera close-up of Cobra's Head (SP-362,182)
AS15-0344(P) - A few volcanic craters NW of the Aristarchus plateau ( SP-362)
AS15-2487(M) Apollo 15 View in Oceanus Procellarum NW of Aristarchus (SP-362)
Around Aristarchus (Naoyuki Kurita)
AS15-2618(M) Oceanus Procellarum (SP-362)
AS15-0326(P) - Oblique panoramic close-up of Aristarchus  (SP-362, 162)
Rima Marius (Lunascan)
Schroter's Valley & Aristarchus (Lunascan)
Inconstant Moon, article on LTPs in Alphonsus & Aristarchus (Analog, Oct 1964)
Aristarchus Events - R-277-18
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