crescent earth and lens flare from bright point of sun peeking over the horizon
Source: NASA
Published: April 19, 2019
Historical Date: November 23, 1969

This photograph of an eclipse of the Sun was taken with a 16mm motion picture camera from the Apollo 12 spacecraft during its trans-Earth journey home from the Moon in November 1969. The fascinating view was created when the Earth moved directly between the Sun and the Apollo 12 spacecraft.


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