LUNAR PHOTO TARGET OBJECTIVES FOR APOLLO 14 – SIGNED
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LUNAR PHOTO TARGETS FOR APOLLO 14. "Lunar Orbit Science Contingency Flight Chart (LSC), Sheet 1 of 2, Apollo Mission 14, January 31, 1971 Launch Date."
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LUNAR PHOTO TARGETS FOR APOLLO 14.
"Lunar Orbit Science Contingency Flight Chart (LSC), Sheet 1 of 2, Apollo Mission 14, January 31, 1971 Launch Date." Color lunar map, First edition, December 4, 1970. 28 x 41 inches. Sheet covers the entire earth facing side of the moon.

Identical to the flown version except for the following as noted on this chart: "Apollo 14 Flight On-Board Chart Format. The Apollo 14 flight crew on-board operational chart latitudinal coverage is limited to +/- 40 degrees. The 360 degree longitudinal coverage has been folded into ten equal panels labeled 1 through 10. Panel folding marks and panel numbers are located south of the 40 degree North latitude graticule line."
The Apollo 14 orbital ground path is plotted in a range defined by three color curves, red, blue, and purple. There are over 100 photo target cross-marks in red starting with number 35 and ranging up to number 200. The landing site at Fra Mauro is clearly marked with a red ellipse and it is photo target number 157. Photographic targets include craters Copernicus, Goddard, Humboldt, Cassini, Aristarchus, Kepler, Flamsteed, and the Palitzsch Valley. All mare areas have photo targets including the Sea of Tranquility.
Boldly SIGNED by EDGAR MITCHELL with "Apollo 14 LMP" near his landing site ellipse.
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