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Amir Alexander

Kaguya impact information available to observers

Posted by Amir Alexander

04-06-2009 17:45 CDT

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By Amir Alexander

According to the latest information from the Japanese Space Agency JAXA, the lunar orbiter Kaguya will slam into the Moon at 6:26pm (GMT) on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at coordinates 63 South, 80 East. This will place it deep in the Moon's southern hemisphere, near the Gill crater.

As the impact approaches JAXA is making available precise information on the projected time and location of the event. Those interested in observing the impact should contact JAXA at sel_hp@jaxa.jp and provide their name, location, and planned observation method.

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