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Apollo Imagery
Eclipse of the sun taken from Apollo 12
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AS12-53-7940 (November 1969) --- This is one of a series of photographs of the eclipse of the sun which was taken from the Apollo 12 spacecraft during its trans-Earth journey home from the moon. This fascinating view was created when Earth moved directly between the sun and the Apollo 12 spacecraft. Aboard Apollo 12 were astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., commander; Richard F. Gordon Jr., command module pilot; and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 11/01/2012
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