The Full Moon Atlas


Full Moon Atlas: Sector B-3
Northern Mare Imbrium

With Crater Plato at its crown in the band of mountains and small craters that divides it from Mare Frigoris (across the top of the photograph), Mare Imbrium's northern section includes the Montes Teneriffe (south of Plato) and the troika of craters surrounding Sinus LunicusArchimedes, Autolycus and Aristillus (lower right) — where Russia's unmanned Luna 2 became the first craft from Earth to reach the Moon's surface (1959).

NAVIGATION NOTES:
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Moving your cursor over major geographical features in the photograph below will trigger identifying flags.
· When displayed, approximate crater diameters (in kilometers) are shown within parenthesis.
· To move to an adjoining sector (when available), click on the direction indicator. For example, clicking on the "North" indicator moves you to the sector above the current one displayed.

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