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Apollo 16
Geocorona photographed by Astronaut John Young with UV camera

The geocorona, a halo of low density hydrogen around the Earth (center) photographed by Astronaut John W. Young, Apollo 16 commander, with UV camera. Sunlight is shining from the left, and the geocorona is bright on that side. Exposure 15 secones, with F/1 electronicgraphic camera. The streaks and circular patch on right are instrumental.

Catalog Date: 21 April 1972
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: AS16-123-19650

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