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Crescent Earth and Moon from Voyager 1

Crescent Earth and Moon from Voyager 1

NASA / JPL

Crescent Earth and Moon from Voyager 1
This picture of a crescent-shaped Earth and Moon -- the first of its kind ever taken by a spacecraft -- was recorded Sept. 18, 1977, by Voyager 1 when it was 11.66 million kilometers (7.25 million miles) from Earth.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about September 18, 1977

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