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Photo-as16-119-19161
Apollo Imagery
Herigonius I
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AS16-119-19161 (16-27 April 1972) --- The prominent rille feature running through the area is Herigonius I. The coordinates for the center of the area pictured are 14.7 degrees south latitude and 36.4 degrees west longitude. The photo was taken by the Apollo 16 astronauts from the Command and Service Modules (CSM) in lunar orbit. While astronauts John W. Young and Charles M. Duke Jr. descended in the Lunar Module (LM) "Orion" to explore the Descartes highlands region of the moon, astronaut Thomas K. (Ken) Mattingly II, remained with the CSM "Casper" in lunar orbit.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 11/01/2012
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