Chinese machine sent the first panoramic images of the surface of the natural satellite of the Earth.
About it reports “Correspondent”.
The Chinese spacecraft Chang’e-4, which on 3 January for the first time in the history of mankind made a successful landing on the back side of the moon, took panoramic images of the surface of the satellite.
Pictures 360 degrees were taken with a camera mounted on top of the space probe. The images were transmitted to Earth via satellite relay, Cacao.
“As of 08.00 at local time (02.00 am by Kiev time) Chang’e-4 lunar Rover and a satellite repeater, Zhuazao were in stable condition. A camera mounted on the lander probe, has completed a panoramic shot (the moon)”, − informed in the CNSA.
The report also says that based on these results the researchers conducted a preliminary analysis of the terrain, in particular, the surface of the moon around the probe.
We will remind, earlier it was reported, the inhabitant of Kiev suburb caught a rare light phenomenon – solar halo.