The Moon - Clementine

Mosiac of the South Pole of the Moon

The Moon
Mosaic of 1500 Clementine images of the south polar region of the Moon. These images were taken through the red filter of the UV/visible camera. This image shows the south pole at the center and extends to 70 deg. S latitude at the edge, a distance of about 1250 km across the image. This region is dominated by a major depression centered near the south pole, resulting in shadowed areas. The 320 km diameter crater Schrodinger is near the edge of the image at 4:30. (Clementine, USGS slide 17)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -90.,000.
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, pole
Instrument: UV/Visible camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 288 x 384
Instrument Field of View (deg): 4.2 x 5.6
Filter: clear, orange, green
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: USGS slide 17
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 94-004A-00E
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