Results from Observations
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3 September 2006
|A contour map of the flash, so bright that it is saturated, shows that the North (top) and South (bottom) of the flash are not identical. There is a clear elongation on the South side in the direction of the motion. |
|An infrared image from the 3.6m CFHT showing the lunar surface around the time of impact. |
2 September 2006
|An image from the CFHT showing the projected impact site for SMART-1 24 hours before impact. The image was acquired with the 3.6 m telescope using an H2 filter with a central wavelength of 2122nm and a bandwidth of 32nm. ||< TD>|
Last Update: 20 September 2006