From the National Space Science Data Center Image Gallery
The lower left part of an Apollo 16 metric camera image of the Moon's eastern limb and far side also includes a portion of the moon visible from Earth. The dark area at the 8:00 position on the edge is Mare Crisium. To the right of that is Mare Smythii. The upper right area shows the heavily cratered lunar far side. The Moon is 3475 km in diameter and North is at 10:30 in this image.
Image Title: Lunar Far Side and the Eastern Limb of the Moon
Text based on internet materials accompanying Apollo 16 Photograph AS16-3021.
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Last Modified On: Saturday, December 16, 2000