surface of the moon, photographed by ranger 8, 20th february 1965.

centred around 1°n 20°e, on the southwest shore of the mare tranquillitatis (sea of tranquility).

10 photographs taken with the a (top) and b (bottom) cameras, during ranger 8′s descent toward impact on the lunar surface.

image credit: nasa, c/o lpi. animation: ageofdestruction.