Photographic Print

Earthrise from the Moon This photograph was taken during the Apollo mission of December The lunar horizon is about kilometers from the spacecraft whilst the Earth is kilometers distant In this view the Earth is seen with the South Pole as the white patch at the left end of the terminator Part of the west coast of Africa may be seen at the right end of the terminator North and South America being hidden by cloud at the top of the disc The lunar terrain in the foreground is near the eastern limb of the Moon as viewed from Earth