NASA Photo ID: AS08-13-2224        File Name: 10074964.jpg
Film Type: 70mm BW                 Date Taken: 12/24/68
Title: Oblique view of the lunar surface taken from Apollo 8 spacecraft
Description:
This oblique view of the lunar surface was taken from the Apollo 8 
spacecraft looking southward toward Goclenius and other large craters near 
45 degrees east longitude and 10 degrees south latitude in the Sea of 
Fertility. Goclenius, the crater in the foreground with a rille-broken flat 
floor, is about 70 kilometers (45 statue miles) in diamter. One rille, 
approxiamtely horizontal in this view, crosses both crater rims and the 
central peak. In the background, the two large craters with smooth floors
are  Colombo A (left) and Magelhaens. Magelhaens A, the crater with the
irregular  floor is about 35 kilometers (20 statute miles) in diameter.              

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APOLLO 8                                
APOLLO PROJECT                          
LUNAR EXPLORATION                       
LUNAR SURFACE                           
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ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
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