Lunar elemental composition and ivestigations with D-CIXS x-ray mapping spectrometer on SMART-1

Grande, M.; Dunkin, S.; Howe, C.; Browning, R.; Kellett, B.; Perry, C. H.; Swinyard, B.; Waltham, N.; Kent, B.; Huovenin, J.; Thomas, N.; Mal, U.; Hughes, D.; Alleyne, H.; Russell, S.; Grady, M.; Lundin, R.; Barabash, S.; Baker, D.; Murray, C. D.; Guest,, J.; Casanova, I.; Maurice, S. and Foing, B. (2004). Lunar elemental composition and ivestigations with D-CIXS x-ray mapping spectrometer on SMART-1. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 Mar 2004, Houston, Texas, USA.

URL: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2004/pdf/1519...

Abstract

The D-CIXS Compact X-ray Spectrometer on ESA SMART-1 successfully launched in Sept 2003 can derive 45 km resolution images of the Moon with a spectral resolution of 185 eV, providing the first high-resolution global map of rock forming element abundances.

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