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David Scott (American, b. 1932)

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3048M
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344
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3048M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2017 10:00AM

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David Scott (American, b. 1932)
Telephoto panorama of a crater on the wall of Hadley Rille lunar canyon, Station 9A, EVA 3, Apollo 15, August 1971. Numbered 'NASA AS15-89-12068,' 'NASA AS15-89-12069,' 'NASA AS15-89-12064,' and 'NASA AS15-89-12063' (NASA MSC) in black along upper margins. Mosaic of nine vintage gelatin silver prints, overall size 17 3/8 x 26 5/8 in. (44.0 x 67.5 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Minor handling crimp l.l.

N.B. Apollo 15 was the only mission that allowed astronauts to visit a lunar canyon. From Station 9A on the edge of the canyon known as Hadley Rille, Scott used his 500mm telephoto lens to photograph the stunning landscape of its opposite wall in front of him. The rocky crater in the wall of the rille is 100 meters wide and was named "Debris-filled" crater. The lip of the rille is just above the blocky areas, and beyond is the mare surface. Additional NASA negative numbers include AS15-89-12073.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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David Scott, Hadley Rille, Dune, Planetary geology, Planetary science, Prinz, Rille

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