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Laser altimetry data of Chang'E-1 and the global lunar DEM model
Li ChunLai1; Ren Xin1; Liu JianJun1; Zou XiaoDuan1; Mu LingLi1; Wang JianYu2; Shu Rong2; Zou YongLiao1; Zhang HongBo1; Lue Chang1; Liu JianZhong1; Zuo Wei1; Su Yan1; Wen WeiBin1; Bian Wei1; Wang Min1; Xu Chun1; Kong DeQing1; Wang XiaoQian1; Wang Fang1; Geng Liang1; Zhang ZhouBin1; Zheng Lei1; Zhu XinYing1; Li JunDuo1; Ouyang ZiYuan1
2010-11-01
Source PublicationSCIENCE CHINA-EARTH SCIENCES
Volume53Issue:11Pages:1582-1593
AbstractThe Laser AltiMeter (LAM), as one of the main payloads of Chang'E-1 probe, is used to measure the topography of the lunar surface. It performed the first measurement at 02:22 on November 28th, 2007. Up to December 4th 2008, the total number of measurements was approximately 9.12 million, covering the whole surface of the Moon. Using the LAM data, we constructed a global lunar Digtal Elevation Model (DEM) with 3 km spatial resolution. The model shows pronounced morphological characteristics, legible and vivid details of the lunar surface. The plane positioning accuracy of the DEM is 445 m (1 sigma), and the vertical accuracy is 60 m (1 sigma). From this DEM model, we measured the full range of the altitude difference on the lunar surface, which is about 19.807 km. The highest point is 10.629 km high, on a peak between crater Korolev and crater Dirichlet-Jackson at (158.656A degrees W, 5.441A degrees N) and the lowest point is -9.178 km in height, inside crater Antoniadi (172.413A degrees W, 70.368A degrees S) in the South Pole-Aitken Basin. By comparison, the DEM model of Chang'E-1 is better than the USA ULCN2005 in accuracy and resolution and is probably identical to the DEM of Japan SELENE, but the DEM of Chang'E-1 reveals a new lowest point, clearly lower than that of SELENE.
KeywordChang'e-1 Laser Altimetry Lunar Dem Topographic Tops Of The Moon
DOI10.1007/s11430-010-4020-1
Indexed BySCI
Language英语
WOS IDWOS:000284167800002
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Identifierhttp://ir.bao.ac.cn/handle/114a11/7793
Collection月球与深空探测研究部
Affiliation1.Chinese Acad Sci, Natl Astron Observ, Beijing 100012, Peoples R China
2.Chinese Acad Sci, Shanghai Inst Tech Phys, Shanghai 200083, Peoples R China
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Li ChunLai,Ren Xin,Liu JianJun,et al. Laser altimetry data of Chang'E-1 and the global lunar DEM model[J]. SCIENCE CHINA-EARTH SCIENCES,2010,53(11):1582-1593.
APA Li ChunLai.,Ren Xin.,Liu JianJun.,Zou XiaoDuan.,Mu LingLi.,...&Ouyang ZiYuan.(2010).Laser altimetry data of Chang'E-1 and the global lunar DEM model.SCIENCE CHINA-EARTH SCIENCES,53(11),1582-1593.
MLA Li ChunLai,et al."Laser altimetry data of Chang'E-1 and the global lunar DEM model".SCIENCE CHINA-EARTH SCIENCES 53.11(2010):1582-1593.
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