NASA Photo ID: AS08-12-2148        File Name: 10074975.jpg
Film Type: 70mm BW                 Date Taken: 12/24/68
Title: View of lunar surface taken from Apollo 8 spacecraft
View of the lunar surface as photographed from the Apollo 8 spacecraft. 
Zero-phase bright spot. With near vertical sun illumination, topographical 
detail is washed out and differences in surface brightness are acentuated. 
the numerous small bright-halo craters become conspicuous. A few larger 
craters have extremely bright inner walls that are commonly streaked by 
darker material. The bright glow near the conspicuous bright-walled crater
is  a halo that surrounds the position of the spacecraft shadow.               

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

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