Join Donate

Emily LakdawallaOctober 9, 2009

Gorgeous Kaguya image of Cabeus crater; where to watch impact

I'm back online and ready to watch LCROSS smash into the Moon this morning! Just in time for the crash, JAXA released a gorgeous Kaguya Terrain Camera image of the crater. But before I show that to you, here's a reminder of where to watch the action this morning:

Here is the Kaguya image at half its original resolution. Cabeus is the biggest black hole; Cabeus A is at about 11:00, Cabeus C at about 10:00. Go visit JAXA's website (that link takes you to a Google-translated version) for the full-resolution image.

Kaguya Terrain Camera image of Cabeus region

JAXA

Kaguya Terrain Camera image of Cabeus region

We know you love reading about space exploration, but did you know you can make it happen?

Consider a gift to our Space Policy and Advocacy program to fuel more missions, more science, and more exploration.

Read more: pretty pictures, LCROSS, the Moon, Japanese lunar missions

You are here:
Headshot of Emily Lakdawalla (2017, alternate)
Emily Lakdawalla

Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist for The Planetary Society
Read more articles by Emily Lakdawalla

Comments & Sharing
astronaut on Phobos
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Mars
More Space Exploration

More Missions. More Science. More Exploration. Your support is essential and leads to the joy of discovery.

Donate