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  • The original database describes this as: Description: The difference between day and night on the Moon. The terminator is just to the west of the crater Gambart, which is at the extreme north in this photograph. THis view is representative of the lunar surface as seen by the crew as they crossed the terminator twice every orbit. Image was taken during Revlolution 2 of the Apollo 12 mission. Original film magazine was labeled Q,film type was S0... more
    The original database describes this as: Description: The difference between day and night on the Moon. The terminator is just to the west of the crater Gambart, which is at the extreme north in this photograph. THis view is representative of the lunar surface as seen by the crew as they crossed the terminator twice every orbit. Image was taken during Revlolution 2 of the Apollo 12 mission. Original film magazine was labeled Q,film type was S0-368 (Ektachrome MS,color reversal),250mm lens. The approximate photo scale is 1:4,900,000. Principal Point Latitude was 2.5 S by Longitude 14.0 W. The percentage of forward overlap is 90% with a 3-5 degree sun angle. Approximate Camera tilt was 8-14 degrees and the direction of the tilt was East. Subject Terms: Apollo 12 Flight, Moon Categories: Lunar Observations Original: Film - 70MM CT Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit. less
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