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Apollo 15
View of crater Paracelsus on lunar farside as photographed by Apollo 15

A near vertical view of the crater Paracelsus (formerly called I.A.U. crater 365) 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. Note mountain peak in center of Paracelsus. The coordinates of the center of Paracelsus are 163 degrees east longitude and 23 degrees south latitude. The second largest crater in the picture is identified as number 364 by the I.A.U.

Catalog Date: 25 August 1971
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S71-44672

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