NASA, ‘Lunar Orbiter’, 1965, Jason Jacques Gallery

This photograph was taken by Lunar Orbiter II of secondary site 5 in its mission to photograph potential manned landing sites on the Moon. This is the single frame taken with Orbiter's 24 inch telephoto camera and is composed of 27 of the 86 framelets which make up a complete telephoto frame. This is an oblique photograph of the far side of the Moon aimed at the souther hemisphere. This photograph was taken November 20, 1966.

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