Northern Mare Serentatis

Contains: Earth's Moon

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Resolution: 1500x1000

Date: Oct. 7, 2017

Time: 22:17

Frames: 1

FPS: 1.00000

Seeing: 3

Transparency: 6

Locations: Home Location, Vista, CA, United States

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Taken on 10/7 this shot shows the Northern region of Mare Serentatis and the location of the Apollo 17 landing site. The lunar module crewed by Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan landed in the Taurus-Littrell Valley and spent 3 days there. The astronauts conducted numerous Moon walks searching for ancient highland material to take back to Earth for study.

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