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#4373811 - 08/11/17 02:49 AM first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon  
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Happened 51yrs ago today courtesy of the US Lunar Orbiter

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#4373850 - 08/11/17 01:00 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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Same picture as above, but restored by the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project:


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_Orbiter_Image_Recovery_Project

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#4373852 - 08/11/17 01:05 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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#4373853 - 08/11/17 01:10 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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It's beyond beautiful. Plus it's very very round.


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#4373854 - 08/11/17 01:10 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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That photo was taken by one of the Visitor motherships. biggrin


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#4373859 - 08/11/17 01:44 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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Looks more like a white planet than a blue planet.


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#4373881 - 08/11/17 03:10 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Originally Posted by KraziKanuK
Looks more like a white planet than a blue planet.


Back then, the coming ice age was all the rage... wink

#4373934 - 08/11/17 09:08 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: Chucky]  
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Originally Posted by Chucky
It's beyond beautiful. Plus it's very very round.

Not true! It's about 42km (or 0.3%) wider than it is high.

It's still quite round tho'.

#4373941 - 08/11/17 09:53 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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#4373942 - 08/11/17 09:59 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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#4373947 - 08/11/17 10:33 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: Brun]  
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Originally Posted by Brun
Originally Posted by Chucky
It's beyond beautiful. Plus it's very very round.

Not true! It's about 42km (or 0.3%) wider than it is high.

It's still quite round tho'.


Fair enough.But it's definitely not flat wink


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#4373961 - 08/11/17 11:23 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Originally Posted by F4UDash4
Same picture as above, but restored by the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project:


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_Orbiter_Image_Recovery_Project


why the crop ? just becouse we can see an ufo on the right ?

#4373962 - 08/11/17 11:26 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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#4373964 - 08/11/17 11:38 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: rwatson]  
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Originally Posted by rwatson
" In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."


Coolest thing I've seen in this thread except the OP, and I am not religious.


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#4374050 - 08/12/17 06:43 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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I often tell my daughter that the world used to be black and white sixty years ago...

#4374055 - 08/12/17 07:15 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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LOL Blastman..I used to watch a bunch of old black and white movies and my daughter asked me if the world was in color back then..so I told her not until 1960..She's 46 now hope she figured it out


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#4374057 - 08/12/17 07:31 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: piper]  
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I think the first time I saw this was on a black and white television.


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#4374139 - 08/13/17 04:20 PM Re: first picture of an Earth rise over the Moon [Re: LB4LB]  
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Originally Posted by LB4LB
I think the first time I saw this was on a black and white television.

Yep we didn't get our first color TV until 1979. The only reason we got it then was because we moved from Illinois to California and needed a new TV. Even in 1979 those RCA TV's were HUGE compared to the screen itself.


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