LCROSS

LCROSS_Centaur_Sep_small
LCROSS cruisin’ at 1.11km/s (2483mph), 392000km from Earth – 221000km from Moon
3 days 5 hours left…

The LCROSS Centaur impact is scheduled for 11:31 UTC on October 9, 2009.
The sheparding spacecraft will impact at 11:35 UTC. Mission scientists estimate that the Centaur impact debris plume should be in view several seconds after Centaur impact and will peak in brightness at 30 to 100 seconds after impact.

Lunar Impact Locations
Centaur: -84.675, 311.275 E
Shepherding spacecraft: -84.729, 310.64 E

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