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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Moonrise over Earth's limb from Rosetta

Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, Rosetta and Philae, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Earth, the Moon, many worlds

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Moonrise over Earth's limb from Rosetta As Rosetta flew past Earth for the first of two gravity-assist flybys on March 3, 2005, one of its Navigation Cameras caught the Moon rising above the Pacific. The photo was taken at 22:06 UTC, just three minutes before its closest approach.

ESA / Emily Lakdawalla

The photo has been "debanded" and rotated 90 degrees from its original orientation.

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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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 March 4, 2005

 

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