NASA Photo ID: AS08-17-2821        File Name: 10074980.jpg
Film Type: 70mm BW                 Date Taken: 12/24/68
Title: Oblique view of the lunar surface taken from Apollo 8 spacecraft
Description:
This oblique view of the lunar surface taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft 
looking westward across the Sea of Tranquility shows Apollo Landing Site
East  2 illuminated by a sun that is six to eight degrees above the eastern 
horizon. The landing site is on the dark gray, smooth surface of the Sea of 
Tranquility and north (to the right) of the bright highland terrain at the 
lower left corner of the photograph. The landing site is about four tenths
of  the distance from the left to the right margin of the photograph.               

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

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