The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Earth and the Moon from Clementine
Filed under pretty pictures, global views, many worlds, pics of Earth by planetary missions, Earth, the Moon, NASA lunar missions before 2005
Clementine peered over the limb of the Moon on March 13, 1994 to view a distant, nearly full-disk Earth.
Naval Research Laboratory
The large crater at the bottom of the view is Plaskett at 82°N, 180°W. In the original image, Earth was much farther above the Moon; the image has been modified to make it better fit on a computer screen.
Original image data dated on or about March 13, 1994.
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