Space History Photo: "Antares" on the Fra Mauro Highlands
The Apollo 14 module is pictured on the moon.
In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, Apollo 14 Lunar Module "Antares," pictured on Feb. 5, 1971, which is reflecting a circular flare caused by the brilliant sun. The unusual ball of light was said by the astronauts to have a jewel-like appearance. At extreme left, the lower slope of Cone Crater can be seen.
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