Lot 14
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LUNAR ORBITER V

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
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15,000 USD
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Description

  • Oversize view of the Rimae Parry leading into Fra Mauro crater, 15 August 1967
  • photograph
4 telephoto panoramas, each comprising 10 silver gelatin prints joined, of Lunar Orbiter images V-138-141H, 59 1/2 by 61 1/2 inches overall, framed. 

Provenance

Ex Robert H. "Steiny" Steinbacher, JPL scientist

Literature

See Bowker & Hughes, Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon.

Catalogue Note

A SWEEPING VIEW OF A PORTION OF THE LUNAR SURFACE, SHOWING THE RILLES, RIDGES AND CRATERS IN EXCEPTIONAL DETAIL. The Rimae Parry are two sinuous rilles that lead into and cross over the Fra Mauro crater. 
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