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File:The Earth seen from Apollo 17.tiff

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Čeština: Země z Apola 17.
English: The Blue Marble: This photo is of Africa, Antarctica, and the Arabian Peninsula as taken en route to the Moon by one of the crew of Apollo 17 (Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt or Ron Evans) on December 7, 1972. The flight marked the last time that humans left low Earth orbit and the first and only time a geologist, in Harrison Schmitt, travelled to the moon.
Español: La Tierra vista desde el Apolo 17.
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Shuttle.svg This image or video was catalogued by Johnson Space Center of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under Photo ID: AS17-148-22727.
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Earth - Apollo 17

Full Earth showing Africa and Antarctica


Apollo 17 hand-held Hasselblad picture of the full Earth. This picture was taken on 7 December 1972, as the spacecraft traveled to the moon as the last of the Apollo missions. A remarkably cloud-free Africa is at upper left, stretching down to the center of the image. Saudi Arabia is visible at the top of the disk and Antarctica and the south pole are at the bottom. Asia is on the horizon is at upper right. The Earth is 12,740 km in diameter. (Apollo 17, AS17-148-22727)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1972-12-07
Distance/Range (km): N/A
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -30.,310.
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: global view, clouds, water
Instrument: Hasselblad Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): Film Type - 70 mm
Instrument Field of View (deg): N/A
Filter: None
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

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CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: AS17-148-22727
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 72-096A-05C
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 29 January 2003, DRW.

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