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  • The original database describes this as: Description: A view of the Earth as photographed during the translunar coast phase of the Apollo 12 mission. This view overlooks a great expanse of the Pacific Ocean. Baja, California and Mexico can be seen in the lower right corner of the photograph, and the Yucatan Peninsula and Central America are visible in the lower left center. The object near the center of the photograph and above the clouds is o... more
    The original database describes this as: Description: A view of the Earth as photographed during the translunar coast phase of the Apollo 12 mission. This view overlooks a great expanse of the Pacific Ocean. Baja, California and Mexico can be seen in the lower right corner of the photograph, and the Yucatan Peninsula and Central America are visible in the lower left center. The object near the center of the photograph and above the clouds is one of the four panels that protect the Lunar Module (LM) during launch and are jettisoned at the time of the Command Service Module (CSM) separation from the Saturn IVB (SIVB) stage of the launch vehicle. Original film magazine was labeled Q,film type was S0-368 (Ektachrome MS,color reversal),80mm lens. The approximate photo scale is 1:15,000,000. Sun angle is Medium. Camera Tilt is 70 degrees and the direction of the camera tilt was north west. Subject Terms: Apollo 12 Flight, Earth Observations (From Space) Categories: Earth Observations Original: Film - 70MM CT Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit. less
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