Far-ultraviolet photo of Earth by Apollo 16



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English: The Earth, photographed in far-ultraviolet light (1304 Angstrom) by Astronaut John W. Young, Apollo 16 commander, with the ultraviolet camera. The auroral belts 13 degrees either side of the magnetic equator can be seen crossing each other on the middle of the right side of the Earth.
Date 21 April 1972(1972-04-21)
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Author NASA/John W. Young
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