Lunar Prospector first identified magnetic anomalies that had created fully formed but miniature "magnetospheres" similar to what the Earth's planetary wide magnetic field does on a much larger scale.
What does LP stand for?
LP stands for Lunar Prospector (spacecraft)
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The website also has data from past lunar programs and missions, including Apollo, Lunar Orbiter, Lunar Prospector, Clementine, Kaguya (Japan), and Chandrayaan-1 (India)--and this includes images; digital elevation and gravity models; hazard assessment maps detailing slope, surface roughness, and crater and boulder distribution; and resource maps indicating, for instance, soil maturity and the presence and abundance of hydrogen and other elements.
Their findings are based on a new computer analysis of data from the Lunar Prospector, a space probe sent to the moon in 1998 by Nasa.
They expect to refine their maps with new elemental data produced by the Lunar Prospector spacecraft.
NASA'S modest Lunar Prospector mission in 1997 didn't carry a camera, though its detectors provided a coarse map of the moon's elemental composition.
Five years ago Nasa's Lunar Prospector spacecraft found evidence of large amounts of water ice in deep polar craters that never see sunlight.
Observations of the moon by the spacecraft Lunar Prospector last year made scientists think there might be water ice hidden away at the bottom of some of the moon's deep, dark asteroid-impact craters.