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  • The original database describes this as: Description: This view of Earth was photographed by the Apollo 15 crewmen as they sped toward the fourth lunar landing. The spacecraft was between 25,000 and 30,000 nautical miles from Earth when this photo was made. The United States (note Florida), Central America and part of Canada can be seen at the left side of the picture, with South America at lower center. Spain and the northwest part of Africa ... more
    The original database describes this as: Description: This view of Earth was photographed by the Apollo 15 crewmen as they sped toward the fourth lunar landing. The spacecraft was between 25,000 and 30,000 nautical miles from Earth when this photo was made. The United States (note Florida), Central America and part of Canada can be seen at the left side of the picture, with South America at lower center. Spain and the northwest part of Africa can be seen at right. The Bahama Banks, unique geological feature, can be seen (different shade of blue) east of Florida. Also note large North Atlantic storm front moving over Greenland in upper center. Original film magazine was labeled M,film type was S0368 -Color Exterior (CEX) Ektachrome MS,color reversal,80mm lens. Subject Terms: Apollo 15 Flight, Earth Observations (From Space) Categories: Earth Observations Original: Film - 70MM CT Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit. less
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