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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

LROC NAC view of Lunokhod 2 tracks

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LROC NAC view of Lunokhod 2 tracks Tracks made by Lunokhod 2 as it tested for variations in local magnetic properties while traversing around a small crater (25.764°N, 30.474°E). LROC NAC image M122007650R, image width 470 m.

NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University

Lunokhod 2 tracks and panorama locations

NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University

Lunokhod 2 tracks and panorama locations
LROC NAC image M122007650R, with a portion of the rover tracks highlighted where Lunokhod 2 took the magnetometer measurements and did the tripled traverse. Small circles can also be seen where the Lunokhod turned in place to take panoramic images.
LROC NAC view of the SW portion of the Lunokhod 2 traverse

NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University

LROC NAC view of the SW portion of the Lunokhod 2 traverse
White box indicates the location of the tracks shown in this image.
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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about February 28, 2010

 

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