William Anders

The first human-taken color photograph of earthrise

Apollo 8, December 21-27, 1968, orbit 4, 075:48:39 GET

Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper, with red NASA MSC number “AS8-16-2383" and “A Kodak Paper” watermarks on the verso.
20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in)
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William Anders took this iconic photograph of the Earth (240,000 statute miles away) rising over the lunar horizon with the 250mm telephoto lens and colour magazine 14/D looking west across the western shore of the far side Crater Pasteur.

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