Earth's Moon - Apollo 12

Copernicus Crater and the Carpathian Mountains on the Moon

Earth's Moon
This oblique view of the Moon taken from the Lunar Module shows the 107 km diameter Copernicus crater near the horizon at the center of the frame. Reinhold crater, 42 km across, is in the foreground. The Carpathian mountain range is visible on the horizon at lower left. This area is just to the north of the Apollo 12 landing site. The view is looking northeast. (Apollo 12, AS12-H-47-6875)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1969-11-19
Distance/Range (km): 1000.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): 05., 340.
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, mountain
Instrument: Hasselblad Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): Film Type - SO 168
Instrument Field of View (deg): 60 mm Focal Length
Filter: None
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: AS12-H-47-6875
Other Image ID number:
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 69-099A-01C
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