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Far Side of the Moon from Apollo 11
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Far Side of the Moon from Apollo 11

April 28, 2003
An oblique view of the lunar farside photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft in lunar orbit, looking southwest. The large crater in the center of the picture is International Astronomical Union crater (IAU) no. 308, which is located at 179 degrees east longitude and 5.5 degrees south latitude. IAU crater no. 308 has a diameter of about 50 statute miles. The ruggted terrain seen here is typical of the farside of the Moon.


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