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LAC 14, Endymion   Leave a comment


Lunar Astronautical Chart 14, 48-64 degrees North Latitude, 40-70 degrees East Longitude, rendered with 4x vertical exaggeration.  Endymion, 122 kilometers diameter (76 miles) in the foreground, with De La Rue to the Northwest.  The level region immediately to the north has no name.  Data available in the Planetary Data System, LDEM_64.jp2.  Snapshot taken in Meshlab.

With the exaggerated relief, there are hints of several flooded craters on the floor of Endymion.

The view from above:


Scaled version:  no vertical exaggeration.



Posted December 29, 2014 by finkh in Uncategorized