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Photo-as08-18-2883
Apollo Imagery
The surface of the moon
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AS8-18-2883 (21-27 Dec. 1968) --- An Apollo 8 photograph of the surface of the moon. HOLD PICTURE WITH SKY AT TOP. The dark-floored crater in the lower right corner is named Lomonosov, and measures approximately 50 statute miles in diameter. The bright-rayed crater was named Giordano Bruno by the Russians. Bruno was a sixteenth-century Italian scientist. Lomonosov is located on the lunar farside at about 102 degrees east longitude and 28 degrees north latitude.

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