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Space Carnival & new Chandrayaan-1 Earth photo

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla

02-04-2009 13:43 CDT

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This week's (actually last week's now, I'm a bit late) Carnival of Space is up at astroengine. Check it out for your weekly digest of online space news.

And here's another little tidbit, a new photo of Earth from Chandrayaan-1, centered (where else?) on India. You can see the Indus river plain winding through Pakistan very clearly, and the Nile valley also shows up very clearly over in Egypt.

Image of Earth from Chandrayaan-1

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Image of Earth from Chandrayaan-1
Chandrayaan-1 captured this view of a nearly full Earth on March 25, 2009 at 07:03:03 UTC. India is at the center of the image.

 
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