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Moon phase as expected at SMART-1 impact
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- Title Moon phase as expected at SMART-1 impact
- Released 02/09/2006 4:00 pm
- Copyright Christian Bauer (Sternwarte Stuttgart) and Silvia Kowollik
This image shows a lunar phase very similar to that expected to be seen at the time of SMART-1 impact. The impact site is situated in the dark area at the bottom left of the picture (North is up, East is left).
To obtain this image, a 7-inch Starfire refractor telescope with 1650-mm focal length, was used, with a Canon EOS 300D camera (1/20 s exposure time, 100 ASA).