The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
JAXA / NHK
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 October 14, 2008
Explore related images:
pics of Earth by planetary missions,
Japanese lunar missions,
Moons on a ring plane
Yutu on the Moon, December 16, 2013
Sixteen views of Phobos from Mariner 9
Io and Europa
Chang'E 2 images of Toutatis
The sky crane's fate
Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.
Support the Bruce Murray Space Image Library and help us share the wonders of other worlds.