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Apollo 16, Two Photographs of the Lunar Surface, April 1972.

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3103T
Lot:
2233
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Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Apollo 16, Two Photographs of the Lunar Surface, April 1972. Two black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs lettered in black on recto: AS16-112-18234 and Apollo Hasselblad 16-120-19266, showing a good view of the rim of the South Ray crater photographed with a 500mm lens from Station 4, with purple caption and round logo on verso; the Hasselblad image with no information on the verso; showing a view of the large dark pool on the north flank of the crater King as approached from the east, the dark material in the large pool (also coating adjacent hills) was first discovered by the Apollo 10 astronauts, and was seen again by Apollo 14, after Apollo 16, when this area was mapped by panoramic cameras on this mission, researchers discovered that the dark flow structures show material that behaved like lava. (2)

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Estimate $100-150


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Keywords

hasselblad, Apollo Hasselblad, Apollo 14, Apollo 16, Extravehicular activity, Outer space, Spacecraft, Spaceflight

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