The Moon - Lunar Orbiter 3

Oblique view of Murchison and Ukert craters on the Moon

The Moon
Lunar Orbiter 3 oblique view of Murchison crater (foreground), 58 km across and Ukert crater (back right-center) on the Moon. The southern edge of Mare Vaporum is visible in the background. Note the irregular features and rilles on the floor of Murchison. North is at 10:30. (Lunar Orbiter 3, frame M-85)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1967-02-18 T 04:03
Distance/Range (km): 90.4
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +04.94/359.66
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: crater, rille, mare
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): 77.86
Phase Angle (deg): 99.76
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 59.74

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: L03-M85
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