The Moon - Lunar Orbiter 3

Surveyor 1 spacecraft landing site on the moon

The Moon
Lunar Orbiter 3 high resolution image of the Surveyor 1 spacecraft and landing site. This image shows the area within the Flamsteed ring in Oceanus Procellarum on the moon. The spacecraft is the bright spot at the center of the red circle. The shadow of the 1 meter wide solar panels can also be seen. The width of the framelets (the spacing between the horizontal lines on the image) is about 220 meters. (Lunar Orbiter 3, frame 194-H3)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1967-02-22 T 05:24:14
Distance/Range (km): 55.6
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -2.78/316.59
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Landing site, crater
Instrument: High-resolution Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): N/A
Instrument Field of View (deg): 20.4 x 5.16 
Filter: Clear
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 71.42
Phase Angle (deg): 68.44
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 13.13

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: L03-194-H1
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 66-073Z-01D
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 19 May 2005, DRW.