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Apollo 8
Oblique view of the lunar surface taken from Apollo 8 spacecraft

This oblique view of the lunar surface taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft looking westward across the Sea of Fertility into the Sea of Tranquility shows the terrain the astronauts will see as they approach Apollo Landing Site East 2. The landing site is at the horizon about one-third of the distance from the left to the right photograph margin. The prominent crater in the highlands near the center of the picture is Secchi, about 25 kilometers (15 statute miles) in diameter.

Catalog Date: 24 December 1968
Film Type: 70mm BW
NASA image: AS08-17-2814

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