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Crescent Earth from Kaguya

Crescent Earth from Kaguya

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Crescent Earth from Kaguya
The Kaguya spacecraft acquired this image of a crescent Earth beyond the horizon of our Moon on February 24, 2008.

JAXA images may be reused for educational or informational purposes, with restrictions. Visit JAXA's website for more information on their image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about February 24, 2008

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