: the rising of the earth above the horizon of the moon as seen from lunar orbit
Examples of earthrise in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe first color photograph of the first earthrise ever witnessed by human beings taken during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968 sold at the highest price of 88,400 crowns ($13,095).
Reuters, CNN, 10 Mar. 2022
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