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Deutsch:Blue Marble“, die während des Fluges von Apollo 17 zum Mond am 7. Dezember 1972 entstandene Fotoaufnahme von der Erde (in der zur besseren Wiedererkennbarkeit um 180 Grad gedrehten Version).
English: "The Blue Marble" is a famous photograph of the Earth taken on December 7, 1972 by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft en route to the Moon at a distance of about 29,000 kilometers (18,000 statute miles). It shows Africa, Antarctica, and the Arabian Peninsula.
Español: "La canica azul". Imagen de la Tierra tomada desde el Apollo 17.
Français : «La bille bleue» : Photo de l'Afrique, de l'Antarctique et de la péninsule Arabique prise en route pour la lune par Harrison Schmitt ou Ron Evans lors de la mission Apollo 17 le 7 décembre 1972. Ce vol a été le dernier à quitter l'orbite terrestre, et le seul au cours duquel un géologue, Harrison Schmitt, s'est rendu sur la lune.
Italiano: Famosa fotografia della Terra ripresa il 7 dicembre 1972 dall'equipaggio della missione Apollo 17 diretta verso la Luna, da una distanza di circa 29.000 km.
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Date 7 December 1972(1972-12-07)
Shuttle.svg This image or video was catalogued by Johnson Space Center of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under Photo ID: AS17-148-22727.
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Author NASA. Photo taken by either Harrison Schmitt or Ron Evans (of the Apollo 17 crew).
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Earth - Apollo 17

Full Earth showing Africa and Antarctica

Apollo 17 hand-held Hasselblad picture of the full Earth. This picture was taken on 7 December 1972, as the spacecraft traveled to the moon as the last of the Apollo missions. A remarkably cloud-free Africa is at upper left, stretching down to the center of the image. Saudi Arabia is visible at the top of the disk and Antarctica and the south pole are at the bottom. Asia is on the horizon is at upper right. The Earth is 12,740 km in diameter. (Apollo 17, AS17-148-22727)

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Date/Time (UT): 1972-12-07
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Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -30.,310.
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Area or Feature Type: global view, clouds, water
Instrument: Hasselblad Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): Film Type - 70 mm
Instrument Field of View (deg): N/A
Filter: None
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Phase Angle (deg): N/A
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Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

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NASA Image ID number: AS17-148-22727
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NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 72-096A-05C
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Updated 29 January 2003, DRW.

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