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    NASA-LUNAR ORBITER III
    Backside of the Moon at Apolune (S-21.5) From a Series of Three Photographs, 1967
    Silver gelatin
    16 x 13-1/2 inches (40.6 x 34.3 cm)
    Verso: captions
    State: mounted onto black mount board

    Verso label: Luna Orbiter III - 24 inch lens, High resolution Photograph of S-21.5 (KI-3091)
    This photograph of the backside of the moon was taken at apolune (about 1850 kilometers). The area covered is in the southern hemisphere and is shown here for the first time in such detail. This photograph shows in detail a portion of a photograph taken simultaneously with the 80mm lens.


    Condition Report*: Dry-mounted to black Cresent board. Two prints flush mounted with seam down center. One leathering crease and one small half-moon crimp visible in raking light only.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    12th Friday
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