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Apollo 8
View of earth visible from Apollo 8 spacecraft during lunar orbital mission

View of the earth as photographed by the Apollo 8 astronauts during their lunar orbital mission. North is about five percent to the right of vertical center. The sunset terminator crosses North America and South America. Clouds cover most of the United States. Only the desert southwest and Florida are clear.

Catalog Date: 22 December 1968
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS08-16-2596

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