south pole is near the top of this
sharp telescopic view looking across the
Recorded on August 3rd
Oklahoma, planet Earth,
the foreshortened perspective heightens the impression of a dense
field of craters
and makes the craters themselves appear
more oval shaped.
The prominent crater in the foreground, Moretus,
has a diameter of 114 kilometers and lies
just west (left) of the Moon's central meridian.
lunar craters, Moretus is
features terraced inner walls and a 2.1 kilometer high,
bright central peak, similar in appearance to the more northerly
Just to the right of Moretus is the 95 kilometer diameter
Curtius has older, rounded walls marked by smaller,
more recent impact craters.