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An Eclipse by Earthlight

An Eclipse by Earthlight

NASA / Naval Research Laboratory / Bill Dunford

An Eclipse by Earthlight
The Clementine lunar orbiter sees the solar corona as the moon eclipses the sun. The moon is partially illuminated by reflected Earthshine.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about March 5, 1994

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