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A Rare Gem

Filed under pretty pictures, pics of Earth by planetary missions, Earth, the Moon, Japanese lunar missions

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A Rare Gem The Kaguya lunar orbiter sees the Earth as the spacecraft passes beneath the south pole of the moon. Africa is visible at the right.

JAXA/NHK

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about November 7, 2007

 

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jonas silva: 10/22/2013 06:19 CDT

Beautiful photo.

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