Earth's Moon - Apollo 16

The remnants of Letronne crater on the Moon

Earth's Moon
Apollo 16 metric camera picture of the remnants of Letronne crater on the Moon. The crater, originally roughly 116 km in diameter and centered at 11 S, 42.5 W, has been partially buried by the mare lavas of Oceanus Procellarum. The southern crater rim (north is up) and part of the central peak are visible. The picture was taken from 123 km. (Apollo 16, AS16-2995)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1972-04
Distance/Range (km): 123.
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -10.,317. E
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater
Instrument: Metric Mapping Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): Film Type - 3400
Instrument Field of View (deg): 76.2 mm Focal Length
Filter: None
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 86.
Phase Angle (deg): 86.
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 0.

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: AS16-2995
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 72-031A-03A
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