Amateur Space Weekly - February 15

Amateur Space Weekly - February 15

Crowdsourcing counts of lunar craters, using zero-g for art and education, public contributions to earthquake science, and schools exploring the Kuiper Belt are just some of last week's news about amateur space exploration.

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Moon Zoo and Moon Mappers crowdsource lunar craters

Explore the Moon in the Moon Zoo and Moon Mappers crowdsourcing projects. These projects let you map features in detailed pictures from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. The catalogs of lunar features you create will help scientists understand our closest neighbor in space and the history of the Solar System.

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SalsaJ Astronomical Image Analysis App

SalsaJ was developed to let middle and high school students analyze real astronomical data in the classroom, but it also works as an accessible app for amateurs of all ages.

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