The Moon Lab

Lab 8, Laboratory Textbook for Elementary Astronomy, Ditmann, Lahaise & Lahaise

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Near Side of Moon

Composite map using data from Clementine. Source USGS

Far Side of Moon

Composite map using data from Clementine. Source USGS

Near Side with Labels

Mare Serenitatis

"Sea of Serenity", Source Rand-McNally

LeMonnier Crater Closeup

"Sea of Serenity", Source Rand-McNally

Photo of LeMonnier

K.C. Pau, Hong Kong

Copernicus Crater

Source Rand-McNally

Moonmap

Region centered on 20 degrees N and 0 degrees longitude. Source Rand-McNally

Photo A - Copernicus

Source NASA

Photo of Alpine Valley

Crustal fault, also known as "Valles Alpes"

Photo of The Straight Wall

Crustal fault, also known as "Rupes Recta"

Hadley Rille

Sinuous rille, source JAXA

Hadley Rille

Site of Apollo 15 landing

Straight Rille

Map of Mare Vaporum and Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Vapors, Sea of Tranquility), Source Rand-McNally

Photograph B

Source NASA

Relative Dating

map of Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains), Source Rand-McNally