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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Moon from Cassini VIMS

Filed under Cassini, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, the Moon, global views

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The Moon from Cassini VIMS During its Earth flyby on August 18, 1999, Cassini pointed its optical instruments at Earth and the Moon to gather data that would be useful for calibrating their instruments. This true-color image of the Moon was composed from VIMS data by Gordan Ugarkovic. Ugarkovic created a "super-resolution" view by stacking four VIMS images together.

NASA / JPL / University of Arizona / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic

Copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

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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 August 18, 1999

 

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