A group of Australian scientists said that based on high-resolution mapping techniques, they had identified 280 new craters on the Moon that had never been discovered before.
Researchers at Curtin University in Western Australia have used simulated computer models and graphic data to discover specific details of sunken areas on the Moon's surface that were previously undetectable. be with other techniques.
The scientists also said that they have observed and described in detail about the above 66 craters.
Scientists originally intended to study only two low-lying areas located far away from the Moon's surface, but curiosity prompted them to expand their reach, according to researcher Will Featherstone of the Curtin Geological Research Institute. Research the entire surface of this object and discover the craters above.
He also said it was difficult to study the dark side of the Moon because the Earth could not follow the orbits of satellites around the Moon when they were on the other side of the Moon.
The success of scientists is based on the development of observation techniques used in high resolution Earth mapping along with the support and permission of the Australian Research Council.
The team also plans to apply the technique to study new data sent back by NASA's Grail satellite.
Grail is an exploratory satellite equipped with high-definition photography techniques, including two Ebb and Flow satellite satellites, which were put into orbit on December 17, 2012 to serve the observation of the structure and Moon surface.
In addition to drawing high-definition Earth and Moon, scientists are planning to develop this technique to serve as a Mars map to pave the way for plans to land on the planet. this red.