'Terraced wall crater on the lunar limb', 1 May 1969


'Terraced wall crater on the lunar limb', 1 May 1969
4 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm


'This oblique view featuring International Astronomical Union (IAU) Crater 302 on the Moon surface was photographed by the Apollo 10 astronauts in May 1969. Note the terraced walls of the crater and central cone. Centre point coordinates are located at 162 degrees, 2 minutes east longitude and 10 degrees, 1 minute south latitude. One of the Apollo 10 astronauts aimed a handheld 70mm camera at the surface from lunar orbit for a series of pictures in this area.'

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