Moon: Two New Mascon Basins

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Science  13 Jun 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3885, pp. 1273-1275
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3885.1273


Lunar gravity data and orbital photography indicate that there is a mascon basin approximately 1000 kilometers in diameter on the farside of the moon and that Mare Marginis is the flooded fraction of a mascon basin approximately 900 kilometers in diameter.

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