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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Crescent Earth from Rosetta

Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, Rosetta and Philae, pretty pictures, Earth, global views

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Crescent Earth from Rosetta Rosetta viewed Earth in a thin crescent phase as it approached for its November 13, 2009 flyby. This image is one in a series taken to make an animation of the rotating Earth over a 24-hour period.

ESA / OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / RSSD / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA

Original image data dated on or about November 13, 2009.

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