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AS11-43-6433 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Moon, Crater IX area, closet to TO 30

AS11-43-6433 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Moon, Crater IX area, closet to TO 30

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The original database describes this as:

Description: View of Moon,Crater IX area,officially named Mendeleev and close to Target of Opportunity (TO) 30. TO 30 is a large,162 nautical mile,basin with pitted plains,crater chains,cones,domes,flow benches and other possible volcanic features. Image take from the Command Module at approximately 60 nautical miles orbital altitude during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled T. Film Type: 3400 Black/White Panatomic-X film on a 2.5 mil Estar polyester base taken with a 250mm lens. Approximate Photo Scale: 1:699,200. Principal Point Latitude 4.5 degrees North,Longitude 142 degrees East. Foward overlap is 0%. Sun Angle is High. Approximate Tilt Minimum is 45 degrees, Maximum is 55 degrees. Tilt Direction is Northeast (NE).

Subject Terms: Apollo 11 Flight, Moon, Craters

Categories: Lunar Observations

Original: Film - 70MM B&W

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit
Apollo 11 - AS11-36-5291 through AS11-45-6714b



16/06/1969 - 21/07/1969


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