Previous  Next
Apollo 15
View of crater Tsiolkovsky on lunar farside as photographed by Apollo 15

A near vertical view of the crater Tsiolkovsky on the lunar farside, as photographed by the Fairchild metric camera in the SIM bay of the Apollo 15 Command/Service Module in lunar orbit. This view is looking northerly. The coordinates of the crater's central peaks are 128 degrees east longitude and 20 degrees south latitude. The mare area measured from east to west is approximately 145 kilometers (about 90 statute miles) across.

Catalog Date: 25 August 1971
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S71-44670

Please support this web site:
Cafe Press Apollo Explorer Store Apollo Explorer Bookstore Make a donation