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Animation of Earth from Russia's Elektro-L satellite

Animation of Earth from Russia's Elektro-L satellite

Roscosmos / Vitaliy Egorov

Animation of Earth from Russia's Elektro-L satellite
This animation, comprised of images taken by the Russian Elektro-L weather satellite from a geostationary orbit at a distance of 36,000 km, shows the changing illumination of Earth as it rotated on the autumnal equinox.

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

Original image data dated on or about September 22, 2013

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