Is imbrium a mare?
Properties. At 1145 km in diameter, Mare Imbrium is second only to Oceanus Procellarum in size among maria, and is the largest mare associated with a basin. The Imbrium Basin is surrounded by three concentric rings of mountains, uplifted by the colossal impact event that excavated it.
What is a moon pool?
Features larger than 300 kilometers in diameter are called impact basins. More than 40 such basins have been identified on the Moon. These basins control much of the Moon's geology. For example, mare basalts are mainly confined in the topographic depressions produced in the centers of these basins.
How was Mare Orientale formed?
Only partially flooded by lava, Mare Orientale is over 3 billion years old, about 600 miles (950 kilometers) across, and was formed by the impact of an asteroid-sized object. The collision caused ripples in the lunar crust, resulting in the concentric circular features.
What is the name of the second full moon in a month?
20. This is the third full moon of the summer season. (The more common and widely accepted definition of a "blue moon" is a second full moon in a single calendar month.)
Is Mare Orientale visible from Earth?
Mare Orientale is difficult to observe from Earth as it lies at the extreme western edge of the near side. All that can be seen are the rugged mountain ranges – Montes Rook and Montes Cordillera – and some glimpses of the dark mare material behind them.
What does Imbrium Therapeutics do for a living?
Imbrium Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing medical science through the development of important new therapies for the treatment of cancer, pain and disorders of the central nervous system.
Why do you have the name Imbrium?
Your name Imbrium has given you a desire for self-expression and for positions that allow contact with people, free from the constraints and monotony that you are often drawn into. Although you want to be spontaneous and natural, you are often drawn into technical and methodical endeavors and the randomness of life.
How big was Mare Imbrium when it formed?
Mare Imbrium may have formed when a protoplanet from the asteroid belt collided with the moon 3.8 billion years ago. At 1145 km in diameter, Mare Imbrium is second only to Oceanus Procellarum in size among maria, and is the largest mare associated with a basin.
How big is the area around the Imbrium Basin?
Surrounding the Imbrium Basin is an area covered by ejecta from the impact that extends about 800 km outward.
From Karl Jenkins' CD "Imagined Oceans"Copyright: 1998 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.Produced By: Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH, 1998