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The Earth showing Southern Hemisphere

type C photograph
48.9 × 38.9 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Orbit of Earth
printed in silver (in image) on paper label l.l.: HASSELBLAD
printed on paper label on support reverse u.l.: 3 / when this shot was taken, the southern hemisphere could / be seen from the spacecraft. The continent of Souther Ame- / rica can be clearly observed through the cloud formations, / as well as the Caribbean Islands and the West Coast of / Africa. The cloudless area is the Gulf Stream and night has / fallen on the eastern part of Africa and Europe. Photo taken by the Hasselblad, Zeiss Planar f.2.8 / 80mm / lens. All the colour photos are taken with Kodak Ektra- / chrome thin base film.
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Photimport, 1971
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Bowness Family Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display