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OSIRIS-REx NavCam view of Earth and the Moon, 3 days after flyby

OSIRIS-REx NavCam view of Earth and the Moon, 3 days after flyby

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NASA / GSFC / UA / Björn Jónsson

OSIRIS-REx NavCam view of Earth and the Moon, 3 days after flyby
Enlarged by a factor of 2, the image clearly shows how dark the Moon is compared to Earth. OSIRIS-REx took this photo on 25 September 2017 from a range of 1,331,000 kilometers to Earth, and 1,222,000 kilometers to the Moon.

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 25, 2017

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