Southern Sea - Apollo
Southern Sea - Apollo

AS08-12-2193 (December 1968) --- View of the lunar surface taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft looking southward from high altitude across the Southern Sea. (Hold picture with AS8 number in upper right corner). The bright-rayed crater near the horizon is located near 130 degrees east longitude and 70 degrees south latitude. The dark-floored crater near the middle of the right side of the photograph is about 70 kilometers (45 statute miles) in diameter. Both features are beyond the eastern limb of the Moon as viewed from Earth; neither has a name.

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Author/Origin:
NASA Johnson Space Center
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Relevant Mission:
Apollo

Date Added:
September 8, 2008

Keywords:
Planets
Earth
Moon
Terrain
Apollo
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