Copernicus crater and Montes Apenninus | Apollo 11 landing site
Copernicus crater, Montes Apenninus and Apollo 11 landing site
by Carlo Paschetto
A detailed picture of the Moon surface taken with a professional DSLR and a 1300mm telephoto lens, focusing the Copernicus crater, the Montes Apenninus range and the Sea of Tranquility, landing site of Apollo 11 mission which brought Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to be the first men walking on the Moon.
Original surface colors have been slightly boosted to highlight mineral composition of lunar rocks. The different colors are recognized to correspond to real differences in the chemical composition of the lunar surface. Blue tones correspond to area rich in ilmenite, which contains iron, titanium and oxygen, mainly titanium, while the orange and purple colors show regions relatively poor in titanium and iron.
Style and Size
Paper prints are available on gloss Ultra HD paper Fuji Crystal Professional Archive Maxima.
ArtBox frame is made of glazed black aluminium 10 mm (0.39 in.) thick which leaves a small gap between the picture and the aluminium frame, making the image appear to be floating. Wall mount system is included.
For unframed prints, the image is printed right to the edge of the material and size refers to the exact product dimensions.
For ArtBox framed prints, the size refers to the actual image size. 1 cm (4/10 in.) more must be added each side to consider the frame.
Shipping and Fulfillment
All prints are made to order from our print lab in Germany.
Please allow approximately 10-12 business days for item to be manufactured and shipped out. As soon as your print gets shipped out, you will receive a notification and tracking number. Due to pandemic-related carrier delays, please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.