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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Earth from Kaguya, with lens flare

Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, pretty pictures, Earth, the Moon, many worlds, Japanese lunar missions

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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 / NHK

Original image data dated on or about August 20, 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.

 

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