The Moon - Clementine

Oblique image showing the limb of Gagarin on the Moon

The Moon
Color composite images showing the Limb of Gagarin on the far side of the Moon. In the lower right corner is the 143 km diameter crater Jules Verne, its floor covered with dark flood lavas, or mare. At lower left, the dark mare deposits in the floor of the 185 km diameter Tsiolkovsky crater, located at 215 S, 129 E, are visible. Tsiolkovsky is located due northwest of Jules Verne. (Clementine, USGS slide 20)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1994-04-14
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -25.,140.
Orbit(s): 255

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, oblique
Instrument: UV/Visible Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 288 x 384
Instrument Field of View (deg): 4.2 x 5.6
Filter: 415 nm , 750 nm , 1000 nm
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: CL_0059
NASA Image ID number: USGS slide 20
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 94-004A-00E
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 94-004A-00d
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