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  • The original database describes this as: Description: East end of the central peak of Tsiolkovsky Crater. In this near-vertical view, dark crater-floor deposits contrast sharply with the high-albedo rocks of the central peak. West is toward the top of the photograph. The clearly visible outcrop along the left-facing sheer wall, near the point of the peak, is the bedding the Command Module Pilot (CMP) described while in orbit. Image was taken d... more
    The original database describes this as: Description: East end of the central peak of Tsiolkovsky Crater. In this near-vertical view, dark crater-floor deposits contrast sharply with the high-albedo rocks of the central peak. West is toward the top of the photograph. The clearly visible outcrop along the left-facing sheer wall, near the point of the peak, is the bedding the Command Module Pilot (CMP) described while in orbit. Image was taken during Revolution 34 of the Apollo 15 mission. Original film magazine was labeled Q,film type was S0368 (Color Exterior,Ektachrome color reversal),250mm lens with a sun elevation of 19 degrees. Approximate altitude was 116 km. Principal Point Latitude is 20.0 S by Longitude 130.0 E with a camera tilt of 0 degrees. Subject Terms: Apollo 15 Flight, Moon (Planet) Categories: Lunar Observations Original: Film - 70MM CT Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit. less
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