The Moon - Lunar Orbiter 5

Dawes crater on the Moon

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Lunar Orbiter 5 image of Dawes crater on the Moon. Dawes crater is 18 km in diameter, and appears to be a relatively young lunar crater. The crater is about 600 m deep. North is up. (Lunar Orbiter 5, frame M-70)
Larger image: 384K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1967-08-12 T 16:03:49
Distance/Range (km): 116
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +17.30/026.33
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): 69.57
Phase Angle (deg): 56.99
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 12.74

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: L05-M70
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