Earth and the Moon as seen by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter CTX
The exposure of this Context Camera (CTX) image was set for the relatively dim Moon, so Earth is overexposed. Earth and the Moon were about 10 million kilometers from the spacecraft when this image was taken.
Original image data dated on or about September 8, 2005.
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