Full Moon Atlas: Sector C-3
Southern Mare Imbrium
Highlighted by the rays of Crater
Copernicus — the light-colored streaks in the lower part of
the photograph, created by material scattered when the meteor that
formed Copernicus impacted the Moon — this sector includes much of
Mare Imbrium's southern section, as well as the eastern
edge of Oceanus Procellarum (in the shadows on the left
side of the photo).
Moving your cursor over major
geographical features in the photograph below will trigger
· 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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