LUNAR ORBITER V
15,000 - 20,000 USD
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- Oversize view of the Rima Tobias Mayer, and a low dome, 17 August 1967
4 telephoto panoramas, each comprising 10 silver gelatin prints joined, of Lunar orbiter images V-164-167H, 58 1/2 by 61 3/4 inches overall, framed.
Ex Robert H. "Steiny" Steinbacher, JPL scientist
See, Bowker & Hughes, Lunar Orbiter Atlas of the Moon.
The lunar rimae are usually named after nearby craters, and such is the case with Rima Tobias Mayer, which was itself named after the 18th-century German astronomer known for his careful investigations of the moon, and his excellent lunar tables.