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Apollo 16
Color enhancement of image of earth photographed by UV camera

A color enhancement of an ultraviolet photograph of the geocorona, a halo of low density hydrogen around the Earth. Sunlight is shining from the left, and the geocorona is brighter on that side. The UV camera was operated by Astronaut John W. Young on the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission.

Catalog Date: 21 April 1972
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S72-40818

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