Lunar Surface Features: Mid-Infrared Spectral Observations

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Science  30 Oct 1964:
Vol. 146, Issue 3644, pp. 641-642
DOI: 10.1126/science.146.3644.641


The moon has been observed and spectrally scanned at midinfrared wavelengths, in particular through the 16- to 24-micron atmospheric window. The data indicate that there are differences in mineral composition among several features of the lunar surface.