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  • The original database describes this as: Description: This outstanding view of a 3/4 full Moon was photographed from the Apollo 13 spacecraft during its Trans-Earth journey homeward. Though the explosion of the oxygen tank in the Service Module (SM) forced the cancellation of the scheduled lunar landing, Apollo 13 made a pass around the Moon prior to returning to Earth. Some of the conspicuous lunar features include the Sea of Crisis (Mare Cri... more
    The original database describes this as: Description: This outstanding view of a 3/4 full Moon was photographed from the Apollo 13 spacecraft during its Trans-Earth journey homeward. Though the explosion of the oxygen tank in the Service Module (SM) forced the cancellation of the scheduled lunar landing, Apollo 13 made a pass around the Moon prior to returning to Earth. Some of the conspicuous lunar features include the Sea of Crisis (Mare Crisium), the Sea of Fertility (Mare Fecunditatis), the Sea of Tranquility (Mare Tranquillitatis), the Sea of Serenity (Mare Serenitatis), the Sea of Nectar (Mare Nectaris), the Sea of Vapors (Mare Vaporum), the Border Sea (Mare Marginis), Smyth's Sea (Mare Smythii), the crater Langrenus, and the crater Tsiolkovsky. Original film magazine was labeled L,film type was Ektachrome Color SO 368. This is equivilent to an Aerochrome 2448 but Ektachome processed and on a thin Estar film support. Subject Terms: Apollo 13 Flight, Moon Categories: Lunar Observations Original: Film - 70MM CT Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit. less
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