The Moon - Lunar Orbiter 4

Global view of the Western limb of the Moon's northern hemisphere

The Moon
Lunar Orbiter 4 image of the western limb of the Moon's northern hemisphere. The terminator runs along the 98 west meridian, from the Cordillera Mountains at the bottom to the north pole almost at the upper limb. The large crater near the upper center is the 128 km diameter Pythagoras. (Lunar Orbiter 4, frame M-183)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1967-05-24 T 18:36
Distance/Range (km): 2878
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +43.53/288.98
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Global view, crater, mare
Instrument: Medium-resolution Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): N/A
Instrument Field of View (deg): 44.2 x 37.9
Filter: Clear
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 70.16
Phase Angle (deg): 77.00
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 7.52

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: L04-M183
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 20 March 2003, DRW.