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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Galileo view of an Earth-Moon conjunction

Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, pretty pictures, Galileo, amateur image processing, Earth, the Moon, many worlds, animation

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Galileo view of an Earth-Moon conjunction As Galileo receded from its ssecond flyby of Earth on December 16 and 17, 1992, it captured this sequence of Earth rotating as the Moon zipped by on its orbit. There are 56 frames in total, each separated by 15 minutes, spanning about 14 hours.

NASA / JPL / Doug Ellison

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Copyright holder: Doug Ellison

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about December 17, 1992

 

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