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Apr 10

EAAE launches Moonwalkers Contest

The EAAE has launched "Project Moonwalkers" and the first of the activities of this project is the Moonwalkers Contest. Here is the first challenge.

A photograph of a certain region of the Moon can be seen bellow.

Lunar region to be considered on the Moonwalkers Contest - April 2010.
(Click on the image to see a bigger image)

Your task is to understand what type of objects are seen on the photograph, and how some of them are called. Find these objects on the Moon, observe them and calculate the sizes of some of them. Write an essay about the objects in this region of the Moon by including interesting scientific and historical information; describe the observations of some of the objects, and determine their sizes.

Send the essays to the following e-mail address: eaae.mmon@gmail.com until May 30th 2010. A jury of teachers-members of EAAE will read and judge your essays. The team of students and teacher who send the best essay will receive a special certificate from EAAE as the best Moonwalkers of the month.

Links:

Moonwalkers Project Website

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