|Lat: 28.1°N, Long: 109.1°E, Diam: 75 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)|
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- Espin was also captured near the lower margin of Apollo 16's color-Hasselblad AS16-121-19434.
- AS16-P-5507, which is the first one of Apollo 16's ITEK-camera frames of Magazine "T.E." (Trans Earth Coast) shows Espin near the moon's limb at right.
- Research Apollo 16 photography: Danny Caes
- Named for Thomas Henry Espinall Compton Espin (May 28, 1858 - December 2, 1934), a British amateur astronomer who discovered many nebulas, variable stars, and more than 2500 double stars, as well as publishing a catalog of 3800 red stars. Espin was awarded the Jackson-Gwilt Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1913.
- As a lunar name, Espin first appeared in the long list of farside names published by the IAU in Menzel, 1971.
T. E. Espin in the Sourcebook Project (William R. Corliss)
- In Mysterious Universe; a handbook of astronomical anomalies (1979) :
- Page 509: A Remarkable Object in Perseus (Royal Astronomical Society - Monthly Notices, 1898).