Sinus Iridum

April 25, 2009

The northern region of Sinus Iridum is located in the Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains). The most notable feature is the Sinus Iridum (Bay of Rainbows) after which the region is named.

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Region Map

Region Map

Region Data
Name Sinus Iridum
Number 24
NW Corner 48° N 38° W
SE Corner 32° N 14° W
Raw Area* 1,078,000 km2
Visible Area* 730,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 68%
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Lunar landings in this area include Luna 17 (38.28° N 35° W).

Photo of Sinus Iridum

Photo of Sinus Iridum

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