The Moon - Lunar Orbiter 5

Oblique view of Alpine Valley and Mare Imbrium on the Moon

The Moon
Obique view looking west of Alpine Valley and Mare Imbrium on the Moon taken by Lunar Orbiter 5. Alpine Valley is a sinuous rille, about 150 km long and 8 km wide running vertically through the center of the image. Mare Imbrium is the dark, flat feature at the top. North is at 4:00. (Lunar Orbiter 5, frame M-102)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1967-08-14 T 09:38:23
Distance/Range (km): 302
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +48.22/001.08
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: mare, rille, crater, valley
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): 77.76
Phase Angle (deg): 53.72
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 39.77

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: L05-M102
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.