This page describes an image Earth as observed from Apollo 17

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Caption: Full disk view of the Earth taken on 7 December 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft en route to the Moon at a distance of about 29,000 kilometres (18,000 mi). It shows Africa, Antarctica, and the Arabian Peninsula.

Credit: NASA/Apollo 17 crew/Project Apollo Archive
Related glossary terms: Earth , inner planet , Planet , Terrestrial Planet
Categories: Solar System

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