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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Earth from Hayabusa2

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Earth from Hayabusa2 Hayabusa2 took this photo with its optical navigation camera (ONC-T) on December 4, 2015, before flying past Earth for its gravity assist to asteroid Ryugu. At the time, it was 340,000 kilometers from Earth. Ice-covered Antarctica is at the center of the image, and Australia near the top.


Original image data dated on or about December 4, 2015.

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


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