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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

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

Filed under NASA lunar missions before 2005, the Sun, the Moon, explaining science

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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.

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Original image data dated on or about September 29, 1972.

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

 

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