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Apollo 13
Oblique view of lunar farside photographed from Apollo 13 spacecraft

This oblique view of the lunar farside was photographed from the Apollo 13 spacecraft as it passed around the Moon on its hazardous journey homeward. The large, conspicuous mare area is Mare Moscoviense which is located at 146 degrees east longitude and 25 degrees north latitude. The large crater at the horizon is International Astronomical Union crater no. 221. This view is looking northeast from the spacecraft.

Catalog Date: 14 April 1970
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS13-62-8923

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