NASA Photo ID: AS08-12-2193        File Name: 10074970.jpg
Film Type: 70mm BW                 Date Taken: 12/24/68
Title: High altitude view of lunar surface taken from Apollo 8 spacecraft
Description:
High altitude view of the lunar surface was taken from the Apollo 8 
spacecraft looking southward across the crater Humboldt toward the Southern 
Sea. Humbolt, located at 80 degrees east longitude and 28 degrees south 
latitude, is the 225 kilometer crater at the top center margin of the 
picture. Note the high albado along cracks in the floor of the crater. 
Visible structures within the dark areas on the crater floor suggest the
dark  material is lava. Dark areas near the lower left corner of the
picture are  more deposits within the Southern Sea.              

Subject terms:
APOLLO 8                                
APOLLO PROJECT                          
LUNAR EXPLORATION                       
LUNAR SOIL                              
LUNAR SURFACE                           
MOON                                    
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
PHOTOGRAPHY                             

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