|Method||Silver Gelatin Photograph|
|Published||1944 - 1945|
|Dimensions||Four photographs approx 90 x 120 mm & one photograph 182 x 116 mm|
A fascinating small archive of five lunar surface photographs taken by the French astronomer Henri Camichel (1907-2003), at the Pic du Midi Observatory in May 1944 and March 1945. The photographs are annotated in French on verso with the Observatory name, dates, site of observation, and photographic details.
The craters photographed in the small images are: Alphonsus, Ptolemaeus, Aristillus, Hyginus. The larger photograph features a wider angled shot of the moon's surface featuring numerous craters.