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OSIRIS-REx NavCam view of Earth, just after flyby

OSIRIS-REx NavCam view of Earth, just after flyby

NASA / GSFC / UA / Björn Jónsson

OSIRIS-REx NavCam view of Earth, just after flyby
Just a few hours after its gravity-assist flyby of Earth, OSIRIS-REx tested many of its instruments on our home planet. It was 123,000 kilometers away when it took this photo on 22 September 2017.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Björn Jónsson

Original image data dated on or about September 22, 2017

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