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Earth from Kaguya, with lens flare

Earth from Kaguya, with lens flare

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Earth from Kaguya, with lens flare
Lens flare from the sun adds texture to this view of Earth above the moon’s horizon, as seen by Japan’s Kaguya spacecraft in August 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 August 20, 2008

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