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AS12-47-6990 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image  - Lunar surface near lunar module

AS12-47-6990 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - Lunar surface near lunar module

 
 
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Description: Last seventeen of a Twenty-five frame panoramic,360 degree view taken from northeast of the Lunar module (LM) looking west at panel and Flag,then to southwest at LM and counterclockwise to south and west looking into Surveyor Crater. Then panoramic looks northwest at TV and back to panel to complete 360 ciruits. The images were taken during the first extravehicular activity (EVA-1) of the Apollo 12 mission,on Nov. 19,1969. Original film magazine was labeled V,film type was HCEX (SO-168 - Ektachrome EF,high-speed color reversal,ASA 160) taken with an 60mm lens. Sun angle was low. Approximate camera tilt was Medium oblique.

Subject Terms: Apollo 12 Flight, Moon

Categories: EVA

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: Ground
Apollo 12 - AS12-46-6715 through AS12-57-8455b

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19/11/1969
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