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Animation of Earth from Russia's Elektro-L satellite
Filed under Earth observing missions, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Earth, global views, animation
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.
Roscosmos / Vitaliy Egorov
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Original image data dated on or about September 22, 2013
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