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dc.contributor.advisor Criswell, David R.
dc.coverage.spatial Moon
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-08T21:13:53Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-08T21:13:53Z
dc.date.issued 1972
dc.identifier.citation Criswell, D.R., 1972. Lunar Dust Motion, in: Proceedings of the Third Lunar Science Conference. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., pp. 2671–2680.
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/1518
dc.description.abstract Surveyor 7 photographed a bright glow along the western lunar horizon one hour after local sunset. This horizon glow must result from the forward scattering of sunlight by a swarm of dust grains extending 3 to 30 centimeters above the local horizon with a column density of 5 grains/ cm2. The observable glow is evoked by grains approximately 6 microns in radius. An annual churning rate of 10-3 gr/cm2 is implied. A model is presented for dust cloud production in terms of electrostatic levitation of lunar surface fines. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility David R. Criswell, The Lunar Science Institute, 3303 NASA Road 1, Houston, Texas 77058
dc.format.extent Pages 2671-2680
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Pergamon Press en
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the Third Lunar Science Conference
dc.relation.ispartofseries LSI contribution ; no. 95
dc.subject Dust--Electric properties en
dc.subject Lunar dust en
dc.title Lunar dust motion en
dc.type Book chapter en


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