Submission Date

7-19-2019

Document Type

Paper- Restricted to Campus Access

Department

Physics & Astronomy

Faculty Mentor

Kassandra Martin-Wells

Comments

Presented during the 21st Annual Summer Fellows Symposium, July 19, 2019 at Ursinus College.

Project Description

Studies of lunar craters and the rays extending from them can relay a great deal about the geological history of the moon and other airless bodies. This knowledge can better our understanding of the details of Earth’s formation and geological evolution. This project is an analysis of the factors involved in the shape and appearance of ejecta blankets (impact crater ray extensions) on the moon.

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