Earth rotates under Galileo
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As Galileo receded from its first flyby of Earth on December 11 and 12, 1990, it took images of Earth in six different filters almost every minute over a 25-hour period. The animation here includes images taken once an hour, representing about a tenth of the full number of frames.
NASA / JPL / Doug Ellison
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Original image data dated on or about December 12, 1990