The Moon - Lunar Orbiter 2

Oblique view of Copernicus Crater on the Moon

The Moon
Lunar Orbiter 2 northword - looking oblique view of Copernicus crater on the Moon. Copernicus crater extends across the background of the picture, about 100 km in diameter. Note the radial ridges and mounds and cones around the crater. The keyhole shaped Fauth crater sits atop one of the ridges 60 km south of Copernicus. (Lunar Orbiter 2, frame M-162)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1966-11-24 T 00:05:43
Distance/Range (km): 130
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +05.48/340.00
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater
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): 65.35
Phase Angle (deg): 80.91
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 73.90

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: L02_m162
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


[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