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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 Tranquility shows Apollo Landing Site East 2 illuminated by a sun that is six to eight degrees above the eastern horizon. The landing site is on the dark gray, smooth surface of the Sea of Tranquility and north (to the right) of the bright highland terrain at the lower left corner of the photograph. The landing site is about four tenths of the distance from the left to the right margin of the photograph.

Catalog Date: 24 December 1968
Film Type: 70mm BW
NASA image: AS08-17-2821

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