NASA Photo ID: AS08-14-2383        File Name: 10074963.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 12/22/68
Title: View of rising Earth about five degrees above the Lunar horizon
The rising Earth is about five degrees above the lunar horizon in this 
telephoto view taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft near 110 degrees east 
longitude. The horizon, about 570 kilometers (250 statute miles) from the 
spacecraft, is near the eastern limb of the Moon as viewed from the Earth. 
On the earth, the sunset terminator crosses Africa. The south pole is in
the  white area near the left end of the terminator. North and South
America are  under the clouds. The lunar surface probably has less
pronounced color than  indicated by this print.              

Subject terms:
APOLLO 8                                
APOLLO PROJECT                          
EARTH LIMB                              
LUNAR ORBITS                            
LUNAR PHOTOGRAPHS                       
LUNAR SURFACE                           
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      

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