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on verso, center left Associated Press copyright stamp in purple ink; by unknown hand, center right in graphite perpendicular: Eclipse / 2 x 3/4 / Sat. Sunset; lower center in red pencil circled, inverted, and crossed out in graphite: Eclipse; lower center in graphite inverted: Armstrong; lower right stamped in red ink inverted: MAR 2 1970; across bottom printed in black ink on applied label inverted: (LA4-Feb. 8) HERE'S A $150,000 PICTURE-- This picture, released today in / Los Angeles, shows a unique, annular (ring-shaped) eclipse of the moon / as it appeared Jan. 25 in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. The ring of light is / from the sun appearing along the rim of the moon. A U.S. team of Lock- / heed Aircraft Corp., and Air Force personnel made 137 exposures during a / 37-second period to get information on the moon's gravity--data to be / used in planning future lunar flights and landings. The pictures are / valued at $150,000. (U.S. Air Force photo via AP Wirephoto) (s61615)63

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(sale, Henry Yee, Ebay.com); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

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Solomon, Dan and Mary
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