Earthrise Over the Moon

Earthrise Over the Moon
From the National Space Science Data Center Image Gallery
This photograph shows the partly-illuminated Earth rising over the lunar horizon. The lunar terrain shown, centered at 85 degrees east longitude and 3 degrees north latitude on the nearside of the Moon is in the area of Smyth's Sea. The Earth is approximately 400,000 km away.
Image Title: Earthrise Over the Moon
Text based on internet materials accompanying Apollo 11 Photograph AS11-44-6552.

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