The Moon - Lunar Orbiter 4

Eastern Limb of the Moon

The Moon
Lunar Orbiter 4 view of the eastern limb of the Moon. The large dark-floored crater towards the left is Mare Humboldtianum, with a diameter of about 270 km. The north pole is at the top left. The large dark feature at the bottom right is Mare Smythii. (Lunar Orbiter 4, frame M-23)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1967-05-11 T 18:03:54
Distance/Range (km): 2984
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +43.16,094.60 E
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Global view, crater
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): 63.19
Phase Angle (deg): 67.34
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 5.13

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: L04-M23
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


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015