Far Side Crater - Apollo
Far Side Crater - Apollo

AS08-14-2431 (December 1968) --- This is a near vertical photograph of the lunar surface taken with a telephoto lens during the Apollo 8 lunar orbit mission. The photographed area is approximately 20 miles on a side, and is located within a large, unmanned 100-statute-miles-in-diameter crater on the farside of the moon. This large crater is located at 10 degrees south latitude and 160 degrees east longitude. The lunar surface probably has less pronounced color than indicated by this print.

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

Date Added:
September 8, 2008

Keywords:
Planets
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Moon
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