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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This data set contains archival radiometric data derived from reduced altimetry measured by the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter instrument during LRO's Nominal Mission. LOLA is a pulse detection, time-of-flight laser altimeter that measures the distance between the LRO spacecraft and the surface of the Moon. LOLA transmits a 5-spot pattern, thus providing 5 simultaneous profiles across the lunar surface whose separation depends on spacecraft altitude. LOLA also measures the energy of the return pulses, which enables the calculation of the surface albedo after calibration.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.lro-l-lola-3-radr-v1.0_mjtg-iwtc
Data First Published 2018-06-26
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
Category Earth Science
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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