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AS11-44-6557 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6557 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

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Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled V. Film Type: S0-368 Color taken with a 250mm lens. Approximate photo scale 1:1,300,000. Principal Point Latitude was 3 North by Longitude 85 East. Foward overlap is 90%. Sun angle is High. Approximate Tilt minimum is 65 degrees,maximum is 69. Tilt direction is West (W).

Subject Terms: Apollo 11 Flight, Moon, Craters, Earth Observations (from space)

Categories: Lunar Observations

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Interior_Exterior: Interior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit
Apollo 11 - AS11-36-5291 through AS11-45-6714b
date_range

Date

16/06/1969 - 21/07/1969
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Exploremoon race

Exploresmythii

Exploremoon limb

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