File:As08-16-2593.jpg

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English: One of the first images taken by humans of the whole Earth. Photographed by the crew of Apollo 8 (probably by Bill Anders) the photo shows the Earth at a distance of about 30,000 km. South is at the top, with South America visible at the covering the top half center, with Africa entering into shadow. North America is in the bottom right.
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current17:19, 18 April 2012Thumbnail for version as of 17:19, 18 April 20122,015 × 1,781 (621 KB)SoerfmCrop
18:09, 5 January 2008Thumbnail for version as of 18:09, 5 January 20082,458 × 2,458 (411 KB)Papa NovemberUploaded higher res version. Source is on description page
03:50, 6 April 2005Thumbnail for version as of 03:50, 6 April 2005900 × 900 (96 KB)Evil Monkey===Description=== The first image taken by humans of the whole Earth. Photographed by the crew of Apollo 8 (probably by Bill Anders) the photo shows the Earth at a distance of about 30,000 km. South is at the top

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