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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Surveyor 1 digitized panorama with color photometric target

Filed under NASA lunar missions before 2005, pretty pictures, history

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Surveyor 1 digitized panorama with color photometric target This image was created by Gary Rennilson from more than 80 individual frames shot by the Surveyor 1 spacecraft. The color photometric target was overlaid using a photograph of a spare target in the possession of Justin Rennilson, one of the original Surveyor camera team project members. The Rennilsons were seeking to recreate a similar color Surveyor photograph that appeared in the October 1966 edition of National Geographic.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory / Gary Rennilson

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