LUNAR ORBITER V. Oversize view of the crater Aristarchus, August 18, 1967,
Lot 98
LUNAR ORBITER V. Oversize view of the crater Aristarchus, August 18, 1967,
US$ 100,000 - 150,000
£59,000 - 89,000
Lot Details
LUNAR ORBITER V.
Oversize view of the crater Aristarchus, August 18, 1967, 4 telephoto panoramas, each comprising 8 gelatin silver prints, mounted, 51½ x 57¾ inches overall, framed.

ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN COPIES of this large and impressive image, the other being in George Eastman House, Rochester, NY. Aristarchus is considered the brightest of the large formations on the lunar surface, and is visible to the naked eye.
Exhibited: Lunar Landscapes, Menil Collection, Houston, TX, March 10-June 4, 2000.
Illustrated: Cortright p 123 (detail).
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