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Goodnight, Chang & # 39; e-4! China Probe on the Far Side Naps of the Moon for the Lunar Night
China's mission over the moon is sleeping for its fifth, cold night of the night.
The experiences of the moon day and night, as the Earth does. No & # 39; & # 39; dark side, & # 39; & # 39; as popular culture it is sometimes a term; Instead, the moon experiences a whole day that takes 28 days of the Earth. (However, in fact, a large part, where Chang & # 39; e-4 explores and which is always facing away from Earth.)
Chang & # 39; e-4 reaches just about the beginning of the year, on January 2 The fifth month of the calendar year, in May, is therefore the fifth lunar day that the mission has become active. And on its fifth lunar night, the spacecraft must shut down. & # 39; & # 39; The Chang & # 39; e-4 probe switches in sleep mode during the night months due to lack of solar power, & # 39; & # 39; according to Chinese state media agency Xinhua .
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This historic mission was the first to make a soft landing on the moon far side. Chang & # 39; e-4 discovers the Von Kármán Crater, a lunar feature with a 1
15-mile (186 km) month that can reveal clues about the interior and moon history. The estuary is located in the South Pole-Aitken basin of the month, a region whose formation can be affected by the compositional and thermal evolution of the lunar far side.