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Auction archive: Lot number 186

APOLLO 16: WOW! MAN, LOOK AT THAT!

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US$0
Price realised:
US$500
Auction archive: Lot number 186

APOLLO 16: WOW! MAN, LOOK AT THAT!

Estimate
US$0
Price realised:
US$500
Beschreibung:

ILLUSTRATES THE DIFFICULTY OF LANDING IN THE LUNAR HIGHLANDS Theophilus, Lunar Shaded Relief - 78. Defense Mapping Agency for NASA with detailed legend. First edition, September 1978. 29 x 22 inches. The 78th chart of the LSR series showing the rugged highland region of the Apollo 16 landing site. Latitude and longitude are plotted down to 1/12 degree tick marks. INSCRIBED and SIGNED with his first words immediately after landing: "Contact, Stop, Whuump! Wow! Man, look at that! Old Orion is finally here, Houston. Fantastic! CHARLES M. DUKE, JR, Apollo 16 LMP." Additionally, Duke has marked the Apollo 16 landing site with an "X" and inscribed the lunar stay dates of "April 20 – 23, 1972." This landing site chart clearly shows the rugged terrain surrounding the Apollo 16 landing site. Hundreds of lunar features are illustrated including large to small craters, ridges, and mountain features.

Auction archive: Lot number 186
Auction:
Datum:
27 Sep 2017
Auction house:
Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]
Beschreibung:

ILLUSTRATES THE DIFFICULTY OF LANDING IN THE LUNAR HIGHLANDS Theophilus, Lunar Shaded Relief - 78. Defense Mapping Agency for NASA with detailed legend. First edition, September 1978. 29 x 22 inches. The 78th chart of the LSR series showing the rugged highland region of the Apollo 16 landing site. Latitude and longitude are plotted down to 1/12 degree tick marks. INSCRIBED and SIGNED with his first words immediately after landing: "Contact, Stop, Whuump! Wow! Man, look at that! Old Orion is finally here, Houston. Fantastic! CHARLES M. DUKE, JR, Apollo 16 LMP." Additionally, Duke has marked the Apollo 16 landing site with an "X" and inscribed the lunar stay dates of "April 20 – 23, 1972." This landing site chart clearly shows the rugged terrain surrounding the Apollo 16 landing site. Hundreds of lunar features are illustrated including large to small craters, ridges, and mountain features.

Auction archive: Lot number 186
Auction:
Datum:
27 Sep 2017
Auction house:
Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]
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