September 20, 2010
This high forward oblique view of Rima Ariadaeus on the moon was photographed by the Apollo 10 crew in May 1969. Center point coordinates are located at 17 degrees, 5 minutes east longitude and 5 degrees, 0 minutes north latitude. The Apollo 10 crew aimed a hand-held 70mm camera at the surface from lunar orbit for a series of images of this area.
Topics: Ariadaeus, Apollo program, Moon, Rima Ariadaeus, Lunar Orbiter 5, Luna programme, Apollo 10, Apollo spacecraft