Kaguya's Impact Point On The Moon Has Been Identified

Status Report From: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2009

image The Japan's lunar explorer "KAGUYA", which was in the extended operational phase, has been carrying out observations of the Moon from lower altitude since February 1, 2009, to continued observations in more detail. The "KAGUYA" was conclude its scientific mission to the Moon through a uncontrolled impact on the lunar surface.

Impact date: 18:25, June 10, 2009 (GMT) Near side, night time area
Impact location: E80.4, S65.5
Lunar phase & age on impact date: 17.3 (London)

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