Image of Earth taken near the same time as the Chandrayaan-1 photo by Himawari-6
Filed under pretty pictures, global views, Earth, Earth observing missions
Himawari-6, also known as MTSAT-1R, is a geostationary weather satellite parked in an orbit over Australasia. This photo was taken at 06:00 UTC on October 29, about an hour before a Chandrayaan-1 photo of Earth.
Japan Meteorological Agency / courtesy EUMETSAT / NERC Satellite Receiving Station, University of Dundee
Original image data dated on or about October 29, 2006