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Earth and Moon as seen by MESSENGER

Earth and Moon as seen by MESSENGER

NASA / JHUAPL / Carnegie Institution of Washington

Earth and Moon as seen by MESSENGER
This image was cropped from the MESSENGER Dual Imaging System (MDIS) full frame of the Earth and Moon captured on May 11, 2005. MESSENGER was about 29.6 million kilometers from Earth at the time that the photo was taken, approaching its August 2 flyby.

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 May 11, 2005

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