NASA Photo ID: AS08-12-2209        File Name: 10074969.jpg
Film Type: 70mm BW                 Date Taken: 12/24/68
Title: High altitude oblique view of lunar surface taken from Apollo 8 spacecraft
Description:
High altitude oblique view of the lunar surface was taken from the Apollo 8 
spacecraft looking northeastward. The crater Joliet-Curie, about 175 
kilometers in diameter and centered near 94 degrees east longitude and 27 
degrees north latitude, is near the center of the left side of this 
photograph. The bright-rayed crater near the horizon is probably located
near  105 degrees east longitude and 45 degrees north latitude. Long,
narrow rays  that have been reported in the polar region of the
earth-facing hemisphere  may radiate from this crater.              

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APOLLO 8                                
APOLLO PROJECT                          
LUNAR EXPLORATION                       
LUNAR SOIL                              
LUNAR SURFACE                           
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ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
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