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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Earth over the lunar limb from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, pretty pictures, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Earth, the Moon, many worlds

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Earth over the lunar limb from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter used both narrow- and wide-angle cameras to capture this view of a colorful Earth beyond the lunar limb on October 12, 2015. The Moon's surface is a grayscale narrow-angle camera photo; Earth has been colorized with wide-angle camera data. Read more about how this photo was created at the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera website. Download a full-resolution PNG version here (53 MB).

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DSCOVR took a photo of Earth at very nearly the same time.

DSCOVR EPIC image of Earth on October 12, 2015

NASA

DSCOVR EPIC image of Earth on October 12, 2015

Original image data dated on or about October 12, 2015.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

 

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Comments:

Dicky: 01/16/2016 07:44 CST

This is a nice digital photo. Looks like C.G.I. to me, like 90% of these photos.

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