Lunar Outgassing, Transient Phenomena, and the Return to the Moon. I. Existing Data

@article{Crotts2008LunarOT,
  title={Lunar Outgassing, Transient Phenomena, and the Return to the Moon. I. Existing Data},
  author={A. Crotts},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={687},
  pages={692-705}
}
  • A. Crotts
  • Published 2008
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
Transient lunar phenomena (TLPs) have been reported for centuries, but their nature is largely unsettled and remains controversial. In this Paper I the database of TLP reports is subjected to a discriminating statistical filter robust against sites of spurious reports, and produces a restricted sample that may be largely reliable, and is highly correlated geographically with event catalogs from Apollo and Lunar Prospector alpha-particle spectrometers for episodic 222Rn gas releases. Both this… Expand

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