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AS15-87-11695 - Apollo 15 - Apollo 15 Mission image - View of the Command Service Module (CSM) and Eastern Sea of Serenity

AS15-87-11695 - Apollo 15 - Apollo 15 Mission image - View of the Command Service Module (CSM) and Eastern Sea of Serenity

 
 
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Description: The Command Service Module (CSM) is photographed through the Lunar Module (LM) window during stationkeeping and just before powered descent initiation. The eastern edge of the Sea of Serenity (Mare Serenitatis), south of the crater Le Monnler, is below the spacecraft; north is to the right. View was taken during Revolution 12 of the Lunar Module (LM) of the Apollo 15 mission. Original film magazine was labeled KK, film type was S0168 (High Speed Color Exterior or Color Interior Ektachrome EF - High speed color reversal), 60mm lens with a sun elevation of 34 degrees. Approximate altitude was 15 km, Principal point latitude was 24.0N by 30.0E and the Camera tilt was 16 degrees with an azimuth of 274 degrees.

Subject Terms: Apollo 15 Flight, Moon (Planet)

Categories: Lunar Observations

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit
Apollo 15 - AS15-81-10869 through AS15M-2777

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Date

30/07/1971 - 02/08/1971
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The U.S. National Archives
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