View of Goclenius and Other Craters

Craters on the Moon, seen from a low oblique angle. The floor of a large foreground crater has fracture-like patterns.
July 9, 2018
Historical DateDecember 24, 1968
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This photograph was taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft with long-focal length lens, looking south at the large crater Goclenius, which is in foreground. The three clustered craters are Magelhaens, Magelhaens A, and Colombo A. The crater at upper right is Gutenberg D. The crater Goclenius is located at 10 degrees south latitude, 45 degrees east longitude, and it is approximately 40 statute miles in diameter.