Jawahar Point is the impact site of the Moon Impact Probe (MIP) of the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft. The MIP was released from the Chandrayaan-1 orbiter on November 14, 2008, and crashed into the lunar surface near the Shackleton Crater at 15:01 UTC.
The coordinates of the impact site are 89.76°S, 39.40°W. The impact site is located in the southern polar region of the Moon, about 2,000 kilometers from the Moon’s south pole.
The impact site is named after Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. The name was chosen to honor Nehru’s contributions to India’s space program.
The impact site is about 384,400 kilometers from the Earth. The distance from the impact site to the Earth’s center is about 404,800 kilometers.
The impact site is about 14,000 kilometers from the Moon’s equator.
The impact site is not visible from Earth, as it is located on the far side of the Moon. However, it can be seen by spacecraft that orbit the Moon.
The impact site is a significant landmark for the Chandrayaan-1 mission. It is a reminder of the achievements of the mission, and it is a testament to the ingenuity and determination of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).