Lot #7340
Alan Bean Signed Apollo 12 Lunar Orbit Chart

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Estimate: $200+


Color first edition of the Apollo 12 Lunar Orbit Chart, scale 1:11,000,000 at the equator, 41 x 12, dated October 8, 1969, signed in blue felt tip next to the Ocean of Storms landing site, "Alan Bean, Apollo XII LMP, For Site 5.” The chart displays areas in darkness and earthshine, lunar sunset and sunrise terminator lines for lunar revolutions, and a wide assortment of lunar landmarks and regions. Titled in the lower right corner, "Apollo Lunar Orbit Chart (ALO), Apollo Mission 12, Revolutions 1, 18, 19, 38, 39, and 45, 16 November 1969 Launch Date." Lithographed by ACIC 10-69, and prepared under the direction of the Department of Defense by the Aeronautical Chart and Information Center. Rolled and in fine condition, with some light unobtrusive creasing.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space Exploration
  • Dates: #646 - Ended October 20, 2022

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