Moon Atlas: Sector B-3
Northern Mare Imbrium
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 Lunicus
— Archimedes, Autolycus and Aristillus
(lower right) — where Russia's unmanned Luna 2 became the
first craft from Earth to reach the Moon's surface (1959).
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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