Chinese probe transmitted to earth pictures of the dark side of the moon

Китайский зонд передал на землю фото темной стороны Луны

First ever lunar Rover Chang’e-4, which managed to land on the opposite side of the moon transmitted to Earth photo from this surface. This side of the moon is called “dark” because it always faces away from Earth.

According to the publication CNet, the picture shows the traces that the Chinese lunar Rover left during his travels over the surface.

As we know, Chang’e-4 is the donkey on the dark side of the moon 3 Jan. This is the first in the history of mankind a successful soft landing on the territory.

Why is it important? The period of rotation of moon around its own axis coincides with the rotation period around the Earth. So the satellite constantly facing the planet the same side. At the same time, his other side is dark and inaccessible for observations from the Ground.

Китайский зонд передал на землю фото темной стороны Луны

The photo shows traces of the Chang’e -4

Landing this machine is a unique chance for scientists to better study the other side of the moon.

The details of the mission. On the moon the Chang’e -4 device performs astronomical observations at low radio frequencies, inspects area, and also examines the topography, mineral composition and structure of the upper layers of the lunar surface, and the like.

Китайский зонд передал на землю фото темной стороны Луны

This is the first in the history of mankind landing on the dark side of the moon

In addition, the probe conducts research on radiation indicators, studying the movement from the Sun to the Earth and observe the solar corona (the outer part of the solar atmosphere).

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