Archives for March 3, 2011

The Moon’s Great Crater Chains

“Old men and comets have been reverenced for the same reason: their long beards, and pretenses to foretell events.” -Jonathan Swift Last week, I showed you the new, highest-resolution mosaic ever made of the near side of the Moon. And I also showed you a small, somewhat unusual feature that I named “Snakey.” Snakey isn’t…