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MESSENGER's receding view of Earth (full movie)

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MESSENGER's receding view of Earth (full movie)
As MESSENGER retreated from its August 2, 2005 flyby of Earth, it captured a full day's worth of images of Earth's receding crescent, which were assembled into a movie.

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Original image data dated on or about August 2, 2005

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