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Gene Cernan's sketch of the sunrise as seen from lunar orbit

Gene Cernan's sketch of the sunrise as seen from lunar orbit

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Gene Cernan's sketch of the sunrise as seen from lunar orbit
This is a sketch of the lunar sunrise seen from orbit by Apollo 17 astronaut Eugene Cernan. Highlights in the right image show the sources of the scattered light.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about September 29, 1972

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