Map of the 2 newly named craters

The Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature of the International Astronomical Union has officially approved the naming of two craters on the Moon to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission. The names are Anders’ Earthrise and 8 Homeward. These two craters are marked here.

Credit:

NASA/IAU

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iau1811c
Type:
Photographic
Release date:
5 October 2018, 16:00
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1949 x 1080 px

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Type:
Solar System : Planet : Satellite : Feature : Surface
Category:
Press Release Images


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