File:The Earth seen from Apollo 17 with transparent background.png

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English: "The Blue Marble" is a famous photograph of the Earth taken on December 7, 1972 by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft en route to the Moon at a distance of about 29,000 kilometers (18,000 statute miles). It shows Africa, Antarctica, and the Arabian Peninsula.
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current17:14, 17 October 2016Thumbnail for version as of 17:14, 17 October 20162,790 × 2,776 (14.64 MB)Ariadacapo (talk | contribs)Reverted to version as of 15:43, 15 June 2010 (UTC) -- unexplained request for 90° rotation
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