DescriptionApollo 15 Flown Two-Piece, Northern Hemisphere Star Chart Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Al Worden, Signed and Certified. This 9" square chart on white plastic is made up of two 4.5" x 9" pieces taped together on the verso. It is titled at top "APOLLO STAR CHART" and "NORTHERN HEMISPHERE" and was prepared by the Air Force's Aeronautical Chart and Information Center for NASA. The legends of symbols for the planets and size of the stars are printed at bottom. Worden has signed the verso: "This Star Chart flown/ to the Moon aboard/ Apollo 15/ Al Worden/ Apollo 15 CMP". An essential navigational aid used on this important scientific mission. Very fine condition with just a couple of red ink marks and a strip of tape along the left edge that has yellowed a bit.
Included with this lot is a signed Certificate of Authenticity from Worden stating, in part: "This letter is to certify that the accompanying star chart of the Northern Hemisphere was utilized by me as a navigational aid during my Apollo 15 flight to the moon in the Command Module, 'ENDEAVOUR'. I have hand annotated the back of this star chart accordingly..."
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