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B/W Panoramic Negative 5- by 48-In. Photos


Availability: At NSSDC, Ready for Offline Distribution (or Staging if Digital)

Time span: 1971-07-31 to 1971-08-04


This data set consists of one roll of black and white 5- by 48-in. negative film containing 149 frames reproduced on Kodak 2420 film from the original 5- by 48-in. 3414 black and white film used on the 24-in. Itek panoramic camera mounted in the simbay on the CSM. This photography is of the lunar terrain at the terminator area of the moon, showing even small changes in relief in the topography at relatively high resolution. Coverage on the frontside includes the areas of Vitruvius E-Littrow, Dawes, Mt. Argaeus, Plinius and its rilles, Hadley rille, the Apennine mountains, Archimedes and its rilles, Timocharis, and Aristarchus and the surrounding area including Schroter's valley to western Oceanus Porcellarum. The farside coverage includes Tsiolkovsky and the surrounding area, Scaliger, and Perelman.

Alternate Names

  • Pan Terminator 5x48 B/W Neg


  • Planetary Science: Geology and Geophysics


  • 71-063A-02C

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NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. Frederick J. DoyleGeneral ContactUS Geological Survey
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