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By AstroStu on January 11, 2012 in

Welcome again to CosmoQuest’s Moon Mappers project. You may be wondering what you’re doing here – what we’re trying to figure out with this work. Hopefully this post will answer some of your basic questions. In Moon Mappers, you’re presented with a simple interface that asks you for its main task to identify craters. If […]

By AstroStu on January 10, 2012 in

A lot goes into making a picture. Unlike with many consumer cameras today, we can’t just snap a photo and post it online for you to analyze. There are many, many steps and calibrations that go into every single image before we chop it up to serve to you for the different Moon Mappers projects.

By AstroStu on January 9, 2012 in

Welcome to the Moon Mappers project of CosmoQuest! We’re glad to have you here to check out what we’re doing and help gather data for some cool science projects.