Lunar Surface During Return Home to Earth
May 4, 2003
An oblique view of the large crater Copernicus on the lunar near side, as photographed from the Apollo 12 spacecraft in lunar orbit. The coordinates of the center of Copernicus are approximately 20 degrees west longitude and 9.5 degrees north latitude. Note the key-shaped Fauth adn Hauth A crater located directly south of Copernicus. This view is generally north-northwest.
Topics: Environment, Fauth, Copernicus, Lunar science, Lunar Orbiter 2, Selenography, Luna programme, Moon, Exploration of the Moon