Images From Apollo, Ahead of the Supermoon Eclipse

On September 27, as the full Moon reached its closest point to Earth, it was also dimmed by a total lunar eclipse. This Supermoon eclipse lasted one hour and 12 minutes, and, according to NASA, was “visible to North and South America, Europe, Africa, and parts of West Asia and the eastern Pacific.” While preparing to look up into the night sky and view this once-every-few-decades event, I found a treasure trove of lunar photography from the Project Apollo Archive, which just recently posted hundreds of unprocessed film scans from Apollo-mission Hasselblad cameras to its Flickr account.

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