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Apollo 11
Oblique view of lunar farside photographed from orbit looking southwest

An oblique view of the lunar farside photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft in lunar orbit, looking southwest. The large crater in the center of the picture is International Astronomical Union crater (IAU) no. 308, which is located at 179 degrees east longitude and 5.5 degrees south latitude. IAU crater no. 308 has a diameter of about 50 statute miles. The ruggted terrain seen here is typical of the farside of the Moon.

Catalog Date: 16 July 1969
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS11-44-6609

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